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27/04/2020, 15:00 — 16:00 — Online
John McKay, Concordia University

The Monster and its Moonshine Functions

This group of astronomical order is slowly yielding its secrets. It is the symmetry group of a rational conformal field theory. In this introductory talk, I will discuss the functions that constitute monstrous moonshine and explain the importance of the monster group and its connections with better established parts of mathematics.

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