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Symmetric Generation of Groups: With Applications to many of the Sporadic Finite Simple Groups (Encyclopedia of Mathematics and its Applications) Hardcover – July 30, 2007

ISBN-13: 978-0521857215 ISBN-10: 052185721X

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  • Series: Encyclopedia of Mathematics and its Applications (Book 111)
  • Hardcover: 332 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (July 30, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 052185721X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521857215
  • Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 6.7 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,237,297 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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This comprehensive text develops the notion of symmetric generation from scratch and goes on to describe how the technique can be used to define and construct many of the sporadic simple groups (including the Mathieu groups, the Janko groups and the Higman-Sims group) in a uniform and accessible way.

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Robert T. Curtis is Professor of Combinatorial Algebra and Head of Pure Mathematics in the School of Mathematics at the University of Birmingham. He also holds the post of Librarian for the London Mathematical Society.

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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Patrick K. Martinez on January 18, 2013
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Book is needed for my Grad math course. It was co written by my instructor. It is very very helpful.
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