A problem on conjugacy of matrices

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Let F be an infinite field and n≥12. Then the number of conjugacy classes of the upper triangular nilpotent matrices in Mn(F) under action by the subgroup of GLn(F) consisting of all the upper triangular matrices is infinite.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)87-89
Number of pages3
JournalLinear Algebra and Its Applications
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1978
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Algebra and Number Theory
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Geometry and Topology
  • Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorics


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