# Classes of Finite Groups (Mathematics and Its Applications) by Adolfo Ballester-Bolinches

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Xϕn ) : x ∈ S} is a full diagonal subgroup of S n . n More generally, given a direct product of groups G = i=1 Si such that all Si are isomorphic copies of a group S, to each pair (∆, ϕ), where ∆ = {I1 , . . , Il } is a partition of the set I = {1, . . , n} and ϕ = (ϕ1 , . . , ϕn ) ∈ Aut(S)n , we associate a direct product D(∆,ϕ) = D1 × · · · × Dl , where each Dj is a full diagonal subgroup of the direct product i∈Ij Si deﬁned by the automorphisms {ϕi : i ∈ Ij }. It is easy to see that if Γ is a partition of I reﬁning ∆, then D(∆,ϕ) ≤ D(Γ,ϕ) .

Construct the twisted wreath product G = S (V,ϕ) U . 1 Primitive groups 33 Then G is a primitive group of type 2 such that Soc(G) = S , the base group, is complemented by a maximal subgroup of G isomorphic to U . Proof. First we see that if CU (S) = 1, then, by hypothesis, we have that S ≤ CU (S) and this contradicts the fact that S is a non-abelian simple group. Hence CU (S) = 1 and ϕ is in fact a monomorphism of V into Aut(S) and V is an almost simple group such that Soc(V ) = S. Write n = |U : V | and S = S1 × · · · × Sn .

39 (1c), L ∩ Soc(G) is the product of projections of H ∩ Soc(G) (which are the same as the projections of L ∩ Soc(G)) obtained from a non-trivial proper reﬁnement Γ of ∆. 39 (2), Γ is L-invariant so, like ∆, it is an H-invariant set of blocks for the action of H on I. Thus if ∆ is a minimal such partition of I, then H is maximal in G. Finally, any H-invariant block is G-invariant, by 6. 24. If the projection of U ∩ Soc(G) on each component Si of Soc(G) is surjective, then U ∩ Soc(G) = D1 × · · · × Dl , with 1 ≤ l < n, and each Di is isomorphic to S.