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Title The atlas of finite groups, ten years on / edited by Robert Curtis and Robert Wilson.

Published Cambridge, U.K. ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1998.


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Physical description xiii, 293 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series London Mathematical Society lecture note series ; 249.
London Mathematical Society lecture note series ; 249.
Notes Proceedings of a conference held in Birmingham, England, July 10-13, 1995, to mark the 10th anniversary of the publication of the Atlas of finite groups.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Symmetric presentations and orthogonal groups / C. M. Campbell, G. Havas and S. A. Linton [et al.] -- A constructive recognition algorithm for the special linear group / F. Celler and C. R. Leedham-Green -- Relations in [actual symbol not reproducible] / J. H. Conway and C. S. Simons -- A survey of symmetric generation of sporadic simple groups / R. T. Curtis -- Harish-Chandra theory, q-Schur algebras, and decomposition matrices for finite classical groups / G. Hiss -- The Meataxe as a tool in computational group theory / D. F. Holt -- Branching rules for modular projective representations of the symmetric groups / J. F. Humphreys -- Characters and surfaces: a survey / G. A. Jones -- On the characterization of finite groups by characters / W. Kimmerle -- Finite linear groups of small degree / A. S. Kondratiev -- Minimal parabolic systems for the symmetric and alternating groups / W. Lempken, C. Parker and P. Rowley.
Probabilistic methods in the generation of finite simple groups / M. W. Liebeck and A. Shalev -- Condensing tensor product modules / K. Lux and M. Wiegelmann -- Intersections of Sylow subgroups in finite groups / V. D. Mazurov and V. I. Zenkov -- Anatomy of the Monster. I / S. P. Norton -- An integral 'Meat-axe' / R. A. Parker -- Finite rational matrix groups: a survey / W. Plesken -- Chamber graphs of sporadic group geometries / P. Rowley -- An Atlas of sporadic group representations / R. A. Wilson -- Presentations of reductive Fischer groups / F. Zara -- A brief history of the Atlas / J. H. Conway, R. T. Curtis and R. A. Wilson.
Other author Curtis, Robert, 1946-
Wilson, Robert, 1958-
Subject Finite groups -- Congresses.
Other uniform title Atlas of finite groups.
ISBN 0521575877 (paperback)