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The orbit space of the p-subgroup complex is contractible

  • P. Symonds

    University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA
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Abstract

We show that the quotient space of the p-subgroup complex of a finite group by the action of the group is contractible. This was conjectured by Webb.

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P. Symonds, The orbit space of the p-subgroup complex is contractible. Comment. Math. Helv. 73 (1998), no. 3, pp. 400–405

DOI 10.1007/S000140050061