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The sympathetic sceptic's guide to semigroup representations

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JournalExpositiones Mathematicae
DateAccepted/In press - 23 Mar 2021
DatePublished (current) - 23 Apr 2021
Issue number2
Number of pages41
Pages (from-to)197-237
Original languageEnglish


This is an elementary, examples driven, introduction to the representation
theory of finite semigroups. We illustrate the Clifford-Munn correspondence between the representations of a semigroup and the representations of its maximal subgroups. The emphasis throughout is on naturally occurring examples.

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