Sign up ×
Mathematics Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for people studying math at any level and professionals in related fields. It's 100% free, no registration required.

My apologies in advance if this question is in any way out of place. I'm currently need of a classification of complex irreducible representations of metacyclic groups. My current reference (Curtis+Reiner) tackles a special case and refers me to the 1961 UW PhD thesis of Patricia Tucker, entitled On the Reduction of induced representations of finite groups, which has remained scarce after a good half hour of Internet searching.

1) Short of contacting UW's math department, what can I do to get my hands on this resource?

2) Do you know of any other references corresponding to the general case?

share|cite|improve this question
So the published article didn't have what you want? – J. M. Dec 13 '11 at 1:35
Yikes - thank you. – user17794 Dec 13 '11 at 1:39
Actually, this paper only covers the case of a split extension, which is nice but not quite sufficient for my purposes. – user17794 Dec 13 '11 at 2:11
Well, at least you're now sure you need the actual thesis. :) – J. M. Dec 13 '11 at 2:32

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.