Zoltán Halasi

Eötvös Loránd University


Babai's conjecture for classical groups with generating sets containing a transvection


Algebra Seminar


17th March 2021, 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Online, Zoom


A well-known conjecture of Babai states that if G is any finite simple group and X is a generating set of G, then the diameter of the Cayley graph Cay(G,X) is bounded by a polylogarithmic function of |G|. The goal of the talk is to sketch a proof of such a bound in case of X contains a transvection.





Organiser: Scott Harper

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