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Some Multilinear Forms with Large Isometry Groups

Aschbacher, Michael (1988) Some Multilinear Forms with Large Isometry Groups. In: Geometries and Groups. Springer Netherlands , Dordrecht, pp. 417-465. ISBN 9789401082822.

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Many groups are best described as the group of automorphisms of some natural object. I’m interested in obtaining such descriptions of the finite simple groups, and more generally descriptions of the groups of Lie type over arbitrary fields. The representation of the alternating group of degree n as the group of automorphisms of a set of order n is an excellent example of such a description. The representation of the classical groups as the isometry groups of bilinear or sequilinear forms is another.

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