Symplectic Amalgams

Parker, Christopher and Rowley, Peter (2002) Symplectic Amalgams. Springer Monographs in Mathematics . Springer-Verlag, London. ISBN 1-85233-430-4

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The aim of this book is the classification of symplectic amalgams - structures which are intimately related to the finite simple groups. In all there sixteen infinite families of symplectic amalgams together with 62 more exotic examples. The classification touches on many important aspects of modern group theory: * p-local analysis * the amalgam method * representation theory over finite fields; and * properties of the finite simple groups. The account is for the most part self-contained and the wealth of detail makes this book an excellent introduction to these recent developments for graduate students, as well as a valuable resource and reference for specialists in the area

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: Finite Geometry Group Theory SMM
Subjects: MSC 2010, the AMS's Mathematics Subject Classification > 20 Group theory and generalizations
Depositing User: Ms Lucy van Russelt
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2006
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2017 14:12

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