We prove that an analogue of Jordan's theorem on finite subgroups of general linear groups does not hold for the groups of birational automorphisms of products of an elliptic curve and the projective line. This gives a negative answer to a question posed by Vladimir L. Popov.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Proceedings of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society|
|State||Published - Feb 2014|
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