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Classifying Spaces of Sporadic Groups

Publisher: 
American Mathematical Society
Number of Pages: 
289
Price: 
85.00
ISBN: 
978-0-8218-4474-8
Date Received: 
Monday, February 11, 2008
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No
Include In BLL Rating: 
No
Reviewer Email Address: 
David J. Benson and Stephen D. Smith
Series: 
Mathematical Surveys and Monographs 147
Publication Date: 
2008
Format: 
Hardcover
Category: 
Monograph
  • 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
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