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Moonshine beyond the Monster

The Bridge Connecting Algebra, Modular Forms and Physics (Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics)

by Terry Gannon

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics for scientists & engineers,
  • Mathematics,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Applied,
  • Mathematical Physics,
  • Science / Mathematical Physics,
  • Algebra - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages477
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7765829M
    ISBN 100521835313
    ISBN 109780521835312


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Written in a clear and pedagogical style, this book is ideal for graduate students and researchers working in areas such as conformal field theory, string theory Cited by:   The theory has evolved to describe the relationship between finite groups, modular forms and vertex operator algebras.

Moonshine Beyond the Monster, the first book of its kind, describes the general theory of Moonshine and its u/5. This book was originally published in Moonshine forms a way of explaining the mysterious connection between the monster finite group and modular functions from classical number theory.

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Written in a clear and pedagogical style, this book is ideal for graduate students and researchers working in areas such as conformal field theory, string theory /5(9).

Monstrous Moonshine 1 Modular functions 1 The McKay equations 3 Twisted #0: the Thompson trick 4 Monstrous Moonshine 5 The Moonshine of Es and the Leech 6 Moonshine beyond the Monster 8 Physics and Moonshine 9 Braided #0: the meaning of Moonshine 11 The book 11 1 Classical algebra Moonshine beyond the Monster - by Terry Gannon September Skip to main content Accessibility help This chapter introduces modular functions and forms, a subject central to the remainder of the book.

Some earlier parts of this chapter are beautifully covered in []. Moonshine Beyond the Monster describes the general theory of Moonshine and its underlying concepts, emphasising the interconnections between mathematics and mathematical physics. Written in a clear and pedagogical style, this book is ideal for graduate students and researchers working in areas such as conformal field theory, string theory.

It appears to form the framework of the Gannon book, ‘Moonshine Beyond the Monster’ [ pages, references]. Gannon comprises a masterful effort relating modular forms, E8 and the Leech Lattice to the Monster and VOA for the complexD. He explains the Cartan-like structure of Borcherds-Kac-Moody algebras.

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Monstrous Moonshine; Epilogue; Notation; References; Index. Publication: Moonshine beyond the Monster - Series: Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics</a>. In mathematics, monstrous moonshine, or moonshine theory, is the unexpected connection between the monster group M and modular functions, in particular, the j term was Moonshine beyond the Monster book by John Conway and Simon P.

Norton in It is now known that lying behind monstrous moonshine is a vertex operator algebra called the moonshine module (or monster vertex algebra) constructed by. Moonshine beyond the Monster Michael Mertens March 1,Run Run Shaw Building, Room Abstract Over the last 35 years, Moonshine has been an intriguing subject in mathematics, provid-ing Moonshine beyond the Monster book still somewhat mysterious connection among Number Theory, especially the theory.

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Not only that, while I have loved every book, they only get better and better. Set in Wilkes County, North Carolina, The Moonshiner’s Daughter is Jessie Sasser’s coming-of-age. Her family has lived in the Brushy Mountains for generations making moonshine.

Jessie, however, is no fan4/5(). Acknowledgements; Introduction: glimpses of the theory beneath Monstrous moonshine; 1. Classical algebra; 2. Modular stuff; 3. Gold and brass: affine algebras and. In total the book contains 8 different types of stills with fantastic illustrations making it so easy to build these at home.

If you’re only going to buy one of these books this is it. If you read these five books you’ll be fully prepared to start making your own moonshine. Recently, I’ve been playing with the idea of writing a book for the general public.

The book’s concept is simple: I would consider the mathematical puzzles creating an hype over the last three centuries: the puzzlefor the 19th century,Rubik’s cubefor the 20th. Terry Gannon’s Moonshine Beyond the Monster is an introduction to this fascinating subject and to the mathematics that relates to it.

Gannon has tried to do something unusual here. The monster group is one of two principal constituents in the monstrous moonshine conjecture by Conway and Norton (), which relates discrete and non-discrete mathematics and was finally proved by Richard Borcherds in   I’ll try to improve the internal referencing over the coming weeks/months, include an index and add extra material as we will be studying moonshine for the Mathieu groups as well as a construction of the Monster-group in next semester’s master-seminar.

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Gannon, Terry (), Moonshine beyond the Monster: The Bridge Connecting Algebra, Modular Forms and Physics, ISBN Koichiro Harada, Monster, Iwanami Pub.

() ISBN(The first book about the Monster Group written in Japanese). 2 comments on “ Monster Moonshine Now I need to get the book and inform myself. I’m not one to jump all in so I will add things and do changes as I am ready.

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Please inform me if I have left off a good moonshine type theory or basic reference. There is a lot of material on the internet, too. Monster and modular forms on the complex upper half plane (late s) by McKay, Thompson, Conway, Norton.

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