Computing in the Leech lattice

Daniel Allcock

Harvard University

March 1,
refreshments at 3:45pm


The Leech lattice is a remarkable lattice in 24-dimensional Euclidean space. Its symmetry group (modulo its center Z/2Z) is the sporadic simple group Co_2, with order around 8*10^15. We will explain an algorithm for quickly detecting whether two lattice vectors are equivalent under a symmetry.

Speaker's Contact Info: allcock(at-sign)

Return to seminar home page

Combinatorics Seminar, Mathematics Department, MIT, sara(at-sign)

Page loaded on February 25, 2000 at 10:15 AM. Copyright © 1998-99, Sara C. Billey. All rights reserved.