discipline

Pure Mathematics

subject

Simple groups

lecturers

Péter Hermann, Péter Pál Pálfy, József Pelikán

credits

2

period

 

curriculum

The classical groups, Weyl groups; finite Chevalley groups: diagonal, monomial and parabolic subgroups, BN-pairs. The  automorphism group of finite Chevalley groups. Simple groups of twisted type, buildings, sporadic simple groups.

literature

 

form of tuition

Lecture

mode of assessment

written/oral exam