Algebraic Topology and Tranformation Groups by Tammo tom Dieck

By Tammo tom Dieck

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We make the following assumptions: = (i) For any H E 9\, there are two equivalence classes modulo H that are permuted by SH and s~ = l. (ii) For all H E 9\ and all w E W, the transform w(H) of H by w is an equivalence relation belonging to 9\ and Sw(H) = wsHw- 1. (iii) For any 'UJ ;j l in W, the set of HE 9\ such that w(x 0 ) finite and meets 9\o. ¥ x0 mod. His a) Prove that (W, S0 ) is a Coxeter system (use Prop. 6 of no. 7). b) Prove that the length ls 0 ( w) is equal to the number of elements H E 9\ such that w(xo) ~ xo mod.

2, applied to the Tits system described in no. 2, shows that the symmetric group 6n, with the set of transpositions of consecutive elements, is a Coxeter gmup. § 2. 21 TITS SYSTEMS 5. SUBGROUPS OF G CONTAINING B For any subset X of S, we denote by Wx the subgroup of W generated by X (cf. § l, no. 8) and by Gx the union BWxB of the double coscts C(w), w E Wx. We have G 0 =Band Gs= G. THEOREM 3. bset X of S, the set Gx is a subgroup of G, generated by U C(s). sEX b) The map X ,_.. fcction from Sfl (S) to the set of subgroups of G containing B.

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