Finite special moufang sets of even characteristic

Tom De Medts, Yoav Segev

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We give a short and elementary proof of the fact that a finite special Moufang set with root groups of even order is isomorphic to the unique Moufang set whose little projective group is PSL2(2k) for some integer k < 1.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)449-454
Number of pages6
JournalCommunications in Contemporary Mathematics
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1 Jun 2008


  • Moufang set
  • Root group


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