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Dress induction and the Burnside quotient Green ring

Ian Hambleton, Laurence Taylor, and Bruce Williams

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We define and study the Burnside quotient Green ring of a Mackey functor, introduced in our 1990 MSRI preprint. Some refinements of Dress induction theory are presented, together with applications to computation results for K-theory and L-theory of finite and infinite groups.

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Algebra Number Theory, Volume 3, Number 5 (2009), 511-541.

Received: 27 March 2008
Revised: 1 May 2009
Accepted: 4 May 2009
First available in Project Euclid: 20 December 2017

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Primary: 20C15: Ordinary representations and characters
Secondary: 18F25: Algebraic $K$-theory and L-theory [See also 11Exx, 11R70, 11S70, 12- XX, 13D15, 14Cxx, 16E20, 19-XX, 46L80, 57R65, 57R67] 57R67: Surgery obstructions, Wall groups [See also 19J25] 19A22: Frobenius induction, Burnside and representation rings

Dress induction Mackey functors surgery obstruction groups


Hambleton, Ian; Taylor, Laurence; Williams, Bruce. Dress induction and the Burnside quotient Green ring. Algebra Number Theory 3 (2009), no. 5, 511--541. doi:10.2140/ant.2009.3.511.

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