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Symonds, A splitting principle for group representations, Comment. Math. Helv. 66 (1991),169-184. 44 [TW] R. Boltje J. Thevenaz, P. Webb, The structure of Mackey functors, Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 347 (1995),1865-1963. 9 1 E. C. Dade In [D2] and [D3] we discussed two forms of a conjecture about the number of irreducible complex characters of a given defect in a given block B of a finite group G. In every case so far considered this conjecture has turned out to be true. There is even some hope of proving it in general.
3. e. is bH 0 a~ = idiQI0R(H) for all H:::: G? e. is a~(R(H» ~ Rf(H) for all H :::: G? 4. Theorem (cf. 4]). Let C be the set of cyclic subgroups of a finite group G and let P E Con(Q 0 R, Q 0 R ab ). If PH = idiQI0R(H) for H E C, then b 0 a P = idiQI0R. Furthermore, for H E C and cP E iI we have a~(cp) = [H, cp]H. 4 in [B095] is more general. It deals with an arbitrary Mackey functor M on G over Q replacing Q ® R and with a sub-restriction functor A ~ M on G over Q replacing Q 0 R ab such that there is a set C of subgroups of G with A(H) = M(H) and PH = idM(H) for H E C and such that for all H :::: G the elements of M(H) are uniquely determined by their restriction to subgroups K :::: H, K E C.
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