401-3140-21L  Monstrous Moonshine

SemesterFrühjahrssemester 2021
DozierendeT.‑H. Bülles, R. Pandharipande
Periodizitäteinmalige Veranstaltung
KommentarNumber of participants limited to 12.

KurzbeschreibungWe study Monstrous Moonshine, the surprising connection between modular forms and the Monster group.
LernzielTo understand the equation 196884 = 196883 + 1.
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesAlgebra 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.