Posted by: Alexandre Borovik | March 19, 2012

Previously unpublished manuscript by Boris Weisfeiler

Boris WeisfeilerOn the size and structure of finite linear groups,  http://arxiv.org/abs/1203.1960

This is a nearly complete, previously unpublished manuscript by Boris Weisfeiler. The results were announced by him in August 1984. Soon after, in early January 1985, he disappeared during a hiking trip in Chile.

The investigation into Boris Weisfeiler disappearance is still ongoing in Chile, see http://www.weisfeiler.com/boris

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