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On the classification of finite simple groups by the number of involutions

Author: Marcel Herzog
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 77 (1979), 313-314
MSC: Primary 20D05
MathSciNet review: 545587
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Abstract: Simple groups with k involutions, where $ k \equiv 1$ (modulo 4), are completely determined.

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