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The Mathematical Intelligencer

, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp 165–171 | Cite as

Monsters and Moonshine

  • J. H. Conway
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Keywords

Conjugacy Class Simple Group Modular Function Irreducible Character Character Table 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. H. Conway
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical StatisticsUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeEngland

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