Europe/Lisbon — 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.

Video seminar @ Perimeter

Projecto FCT UIDB/04459/2020.