# Classifying Spaces of Sporadic Groups

###### David J. Benson and Stephen D. Smith
Publisher:
American Mathematical Society
Publication Date:
2008
Number of Pages:
289
Format:
Hardcover
Series:
Mathematical Surveys and Monographs 147
Price:
85.00
ISBN:
978-0-8218-4474-8
Category:
Monograph
We do not plan to review this book.
• Overview of our main results

Exposition of background material

• Review of selected aspects of group cohomology
• Simplicial sets and their equivalence with topological spaces
• Bousfield-Kan completions and homotopy colimits
• Decompositions and ample collections of $p$-subgroups
• 2-local geometries for simple groups

Main results on sporadic groups

• Decompositions for the individual sporadic groups
• Details of proofs for individual groups
• Bibliography
• Index