A new maximal subgroup of the Monster

Petra Holmes, Robert Wilson

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We use our computer construction of the Monster sporadic simple group FA to find a new maximal subgroup PGL(2)(29). In particular, we prove containment of L-2(29) in M, thereby answering a long-standing open question. (C) 2002 Elsevier Science (USA).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)435-447
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Algebra
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2002


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