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On the shortest identity in finite simple groups of Lie type

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From the journal Journal of Group Theory


We prove that the length of the shortest identity in a finite simple group of Lie type of rank r defined over 𝔽q is bounded (from above and below) by explicit polynomials in q and r.

Received: 2008-08-06
Revised: 2010-03-14
Published Online: 2010-08-13
Published in Print: 2011-January

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