Tim-Henrik Bülles: Catalogue data in Spring Semester 2021

Name Dr. Tim-Henrik Bülles

401-3140-21LMonstrous Moonshine Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 12.
4 credits2ST.‑H. Bülles, R. Pandharipande
AbstractWe study Monstrous Moonshine, the surprising connection between modular forms and the Monster group.
ObjectiveTo understand the equation 196884 = 196883 + 1.
Prerequisites / NoticeAlgebra I and II. Some familiarity with modular forms and Lie algebras is helpful, but not crucial: all necessary concepts will be introduced in the early talks.