Madeleine Whybrow

Imperial College, London

Majorana representations of triangle-point groups

Algebra and Geometry Seminar

29th November 2017, 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Howard House, 4th Floor Seminar Room

Majorana theory is an axiomatic framework in which to study objects related to the Monster group and its 196,884 dimensional representation, the Griess algebra. The objects at the centre of the theory are known as Majorana algebras and can be studied either in their own right, or as Majorana representations of certain groups. I will discuss my work classifying the Majorana representations of some important subgroups of the Monster.

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