Gelfand Pairs Involving the Wreath Product of Finite Abelian Groups with Symmetric Groups

Omar Tout*

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It is well known that the pair is a Gelfand pair where is the symmetric group on n elements. In this paper, we prove that if G is a finite group then where is the wreath product of G by is a Gelfand pair if and only if G is abelian.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)91-97
Number of pages7
JournalCanadian Mathematical Bulletin
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2021
Externally publishedYes


  • Gelfand pairs
  • representation theory of finite groups
  • wreath product of finite abelian groups with symmetric groups

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  • Mathematics(all)

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