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Publication# Equivalences between blocks of p-local Mackey algebras

Abstract

Let G be a finite group and (K, O, k) be a p-modular system. Let R = O or k. There is a bijection between the blocks of the group algebra and the blocks of the so-called p-local Mackey algebra mu(1)(R)(G). Let b be a block of RG with abelian defect group D. Let b' be its Brauer correspondant in N-G(D). It is conjectured by Broue that the blocks RGb and RNG(D)b' are derived equivalent. Here we look at equivalences between the corresponding blocks of p-local Mackey algebras. We prove that an analogue of the Broue's conjecture is true for the p-local Mackey algebras in the following cases: for the principal blocks of p-nilpotent groups and for blocks with defect 1.

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In abstract algebra, a finite group is a group whose underlying set is finite. Finite groups often arise when considering symmetry of mathematical or physical objects, when those objects admit just a finite number of structure-preserving transformations. Important examples of finite groups include cyclic groups and permutation groups. The study of finite groups has been an integral part of group theory since it arose in the 19th century.

Modular arithmetic

In mathematics, modular arithmetic is a system of arithmetic for integers, where numbers "wrap around" when reaching a certain value, called the modulus. The modern approach to modular arithmetic was developed by Carl Friedrich Gauss in his book Disquisitiones Arithmeticae, published in 1801. A familiar use of modular arithmetic is in the 12-hour clock, in which the day is divided into two 12-hour periods. If the time is 7:00 now, then 8 hours later it will be 3:00.

Nilpotent group

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