Permutation representations of the braid group commutator subgroup

Research paper by Abdelouahab Arouche

Indexed on: 17 Aug '05Published on: 17 Aug '05Published in: Mathematics - Group Theory


We study the representations of the commutator subgroup of the braid group with n strands in the symmetric group of degree r. Motivated by some experimental results, we conjecture that for n>r, every such representation is trivial.