Novel approaches to the finite simple groups (12frg158)
Roland Friedrich (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
John McKay (Concordia University)
Our purpose is to familiarize specialists with others in the context of addressing the question of finding a "natural" home
for the sporadic simple groups and, in particular the monster group and the phenomena associated with it. The two
organizers plan a series of papers, the first of which has recently been accepted.