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Author Curtis, Robert, 1946-

Title Symmetric generation of groups : with applications to many of the sporadic finite simple groups / Robert T. Curtis
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 317 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Encyclopedia of mathematics and its applications ; 111
Encyclopedia of mathematics and its applications ; 111
Contents Motivation -- Involutory symmetric generators -- Non-involutory symmetric generators
Summary Motivated by initial results which showed that the Mathieu groups can be generated by highly symmetrical sets of elements, which themselves have a natural geometric definition, the author develops from scratch the notion of symmetric generation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Bilingüe, Inglés/Español
Parallel English and Spanish texts = Textos paralelos en inglés y español
Texto en inglés y español
Print version record
Subject Finite simple groups.
Sporadic groups (Mathematics)
Symmetry groups.
Genre/Form Materiales en español
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011024111
ISBN 0511661797 (e-book)
1107089700 (electronic bk.)
9780511661792 (e-book)
9781107089709 (electronic bk.)