Symmetric generation of groups : with applications to many of the sporadic finite simple groups /

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.

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Curtis, Robert, 1946-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Spanish
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Series:Encyclopedia of mathematics and its applications ; 111.
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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.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xiv, 317 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781107089709
1107089700
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