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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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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245 1 0 |a Symmetric generation of groups :  |b with applications to many of the sporadic finite simple groups /  |c Robert T. Curtis. 
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490 1 |a Encyclopedia of mathematics and its applications ;  |v 111 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
520 |a 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. 
588 0 |a Print version record. 
546 |a Parallel English and Spanish texts = Textos paralelos en inglés y español. 
546 |a Texto en inglés y español. 
546 |a Bilingüe, Inglés/Español. 
505 0 |a Motivation -- Involutory symmetric generators -- Non-involutory symmetric generators. 
506 |a Access limited to authorized users. 
650 0 |a Sporadic groups (Mathematics) 
650 0 |a Finite simple groups. 
650 0 |a Symmetry groups. 
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