Chris's Publications
  1. "A note on groups in which the centraliser of every element of order 5 is a 5-group" with Sarah Astill and Rebecca Waldecker,  arXiv:1103.3581v1
  2. ''An identification theorem for PSU_6(2) and its automorphism groups", with Gernot Stroth,  arXiv:1102.5392v1
  3. 'Completely reducible subcomplexes of spherical buildings', with Katrin Tent.  arXiv:1009.5783v2
  4. 'Generation of finite simple groups with an application to groups acting on Beauville surfaces', with Ben Fairbairn and Kay Magaard,  arXiv:1010.3500
  5. 'A note on conjugacy of supplements in finite soluble groups' with Peter Rowley. Bull. Lond. Math. Soc. 42 (2010), no. 3, 417–419, 20D10 (20E45)
  6. 'Strongly $p$-embedded subgroups of Lie Rank 2', with Gernot Stroth,  Arch. Math. (Basel)  93  (2009),  no. 5, 405--413.
  7. 'A 3-local characterization of M_12 and SL_3(3)', with Sarah Astill, Arch. Math. (Basel) 92 (2009), no. 2, 99--110.
  8. 'Strongly $p$-embedded subgroups', with Gernot Stroth, to appear 2010.
  9. 'A 3-local characterization of Co_2', with Peter Rowley, J. Algebra  323  (2010),  no. 3, 601--621.
  10. On an amalgam related to the Thompson sporadic group, with Corneliu Hoffman and Sergey Shpectorov,  to appear Advances in Geometry. 
  11. 'Two families of exotic fusion systems' with Murray Clelland,  J. Algebra 323 (2010), no. 2, 287–304..
  12. 'Amalgams and Isospectral groups'.
  13. 'A $3$-local identification of the Alternating group of degree 8, the McLaughlin simple group and their Automorphism Groups' with Peter Rowley,  . J. Algebra 319 (2008), no. 4, 1752--1775.
  14. 'Recognising simplicity of black-box groups by constructing involutions and their centralisers' with Robert Wilson.  J. Algebra 324 (2010), no. 5, 885–915,
  15. 'Isolated subgroups in finite groups ' with P. Rowley and U. Meierfrankenfeld, J. Lond. Math. Soc. (2) 79 (2009), no. 1, 107--128.
  16. 'A $3$-local characterization of $\U_6(2)$ and $\Fi_{22}$',  J. Algebra  300  (2006),  no. 2, 707--728.
  17. 'A 3-local characterization of Co_3', with Inna Korchagina and Peter Rowley, European Journal of Combinatorics
    Volume 28, Issue 2 , February 2007, Pages 559-566.
  18. 'Semisymmetric cubic graphs of twice odd order' European Journal of Combinatorics
    Volume 28, Issue 2 , February 2007, Pages 572-591
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  19. 'On commutator subspaces of $\GF(p^a)\SL_2(p^a)$-modules' with Peter Rowley, Arch. Math. (Basel) 84 (2005), no. 3, 211--215.
  20. 'Two maximal subgroups of E_8(2)', with Jan Saxl, Israel J. Math. 153,   285-306,   PSL(3,5), PSp(4,5), Aut(PSL(3,5))
  21. 'Localizations and finite simple groups' with Jan Saxl, Israel J. Math. 153, 307-318.
  22. 'Local characteristic p completions of weak BN pairs', with Peter  Rowley, Proc. London Math. Soc. (3) 93 (2006), no. 2, 325--394.
  23. '$5$-local identifications of the Harada Norton group and the Baby Monster', with  Corinna Wiedorn, manuscript.
  24. `Symmetric presentations of the Fischer groups II,' with John Bray, Robert Curtis and Corinna Wiedorn, Geom. Ded., 112, vol. 1, 1--23.
  25. 'A $5$-local identification of the Monster', with  Corinna Wiedorn,  Archiv Math.Volume 83, Number 5, 2004, 404 - 415
  26. 'A $7$-local identification of the Monster', with  Corinna Wiedorn,  Nagoya Math. J. 178 (2005), 129--149. 20D08
  27. ` A characteristic 5 identification of the Lyons group', with Peter Rowley. J. London Math. Soc. (2) 69 (2004), no. 1, 128--140.
  28.  'Periodic groups with involution centralizers which are dihedral of order $8$'  with John Bray, preprint 2003.
  29. 'Symmetric presentations for the Fischer groups. I. The classical groups $\rm Sp\sb 6(2), Sp\sb 8(2)$, and $\rm 3·O\sb 7(3)$.'  with John Bray, Robert Curtis and Corinna Wiedorn, J. Algebra 265 (2003), no. 1, 171--199.
  30. 'Complements in wreath products'  with, Martyn Quick , Journal of Algebra,  266 Pages 320-337.
  31. 'The P!-Theorem,'  with Gemma Parmeggiani,  and Bernd  Stellmacher, J. Algebra 263 (2003), no. 1, 17--58..
  32. 'The Restriction of Minuscule Representations to Parabolic Subgroups,' with  Gerhard Röhrle
  33. 'Coprime Automorphisms and Their Commutators  with, Martyn Quick , J.  Alg., 244, No. 1,  260--272
  34. 'Symplectic Amalgams,' with Peter Rowley.  Springer-Verlag London Ltd., London, 2002 (361 pages).
  35. 'Rank-2 Groups,' with Andy Chermak, manuscript, 2000.
  36. $\Omega$-covers of graphs, with P. Rowley.  Bull London Math. Soc. 32 (2000) 658--662..
  37. Subgroup Chain Graphs, with P. Rowley, to appear  Graphs and Combinatorics, 2003.
  38. 'Completions of Goldschmidt Amalgams of Type $G_4$ in Dimension $3$, with P. Rowley.  J.
  39. Algebraic Combin. 13 (2001), no. 1, 77--82.
  40. 'Classical Groups in Dimension $3$ as Completions of the Goldschmidt $G_3$-Amalgam, with P. Rowley.  J. London Math. Soc. (2) 62 (2000), no. 3, 802--812.
  41. 'Finite Completions of the Goldschmidt $G_3$-amalgam and the Mathieu groups,  with P. RowleyComm. Algebra 30 (2002), no. 12, 5611--5619.
  42. 'Sporadic Simple Groups and Completions of the Goldschmidt $G_3$-amalgam' with P. Rowley.  J. Algebra 235
  43. (2001), no. 1, 131--153.
  44. 'Graphs Related to Cayley Graphs and Cubic Graphs of Large Girth' with J. Bray and P. Rowley.  Discrete Mathematics 214 (2000)113-121.
  45. '2-Transvections and Irreducible Subgroups of Symplectic Groups in Characteristic Two' with P. Rowley.J. Austral. Math. Soc., (73):85--95, 2002.
  46. 'Symplectic Amalgams and Extremal Subgroups' with P. Rowley.   Groups st Andrews 1997 in Bath, I, II Ed. C. M.
  47. Campbell, E. F. Robertson, N. Ruskuc and G. C. Smith, London Math. Soc. Lecture Notes Series 212, CUP 1999.
  48. 'Unique Node Extremal Subgroups', with P. Rowley. Comm. Algebra 31 (2003), no. 7, 3471--3486.
  49. 'Minimal Parabolic Systems for the Symmetric and Alternating Groups', with W. Lempken and P. Rowley.      The Atlas of finite groups:10 year's on (Birmingham 1995) Ed. R. T. Curtis and R. A. Wilson, 149--162, London Math. Soc., 249 Lecture Notes Ser., CUP 1998.
  50. `Extremal Subgroups in Twisted Lie-Type Groups', with P. Rowley. J. Reiene Angew. Math. 498 (1998), 135-152.
  51. 'Extremal Subgroups in Chevalley Groups', with P.Rowley. J. London Math. Soc. (2) 55 (1997) 387-399.
  52. 'A Computer-free Construction of the Lyons Group, with U. Meierfrankenfeld.
  53. 'Generators and Relators for the Lyons Sporadic Simple Group',Arch. Math. (Basel), 78(2):97--103, 2002.
  54. 'Amalgams Which Involve Sporadic Simple Groups I', with P. Rowley. J. Alg. 193, 441-491 (1997).
  55. 'Amalgams Which Involve Sporadic Simple Groups II', with P. Rowley. J. Alg. 193, 492-528 (1997).
  56. 'On the Non-commuting Case for $(S_3,L_3(2))$-Amalgams', with P. Rowley. J. Algebra 181, 267-285 (1996).
  57. `Odd Automorphisms of Sylow 2-Subgroups of Sporadic Simple Groups' with P. Rowley. Manuscripta Math. 89, 49-60 (1996).
  58. 'Quadratic Functions and $GF(q)$-groups', with P. Rowley.; Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 125 (1997) 2227-2237.
  59. 'Amalgams of Minimal Local Subgroups and Sporadic Simple Groups' with P. Rowley. In groups '93 Galway/St. Andrews Vol2. Ed. C. M. Campbell, T. C. Hurley, E. F. Robertson, S. J. Tobin and J.J Ward. CUP 1995.
  60. '$(S_3,S_6)$-Amalgams I', with Peter Rowley and Wolfgang Lempken, Nova J. Algebra Geom.  3  (1995),  no. 3, 209--269.
  61. '$(S_3,S_6)$-Amalgams II', with Peter Rowley and Wolfgang Lempken, Nova J. Algebra Geom.  3  (1995),  no. 4, 313--356.
  62. '$(S_3,S_6)$-Amalgams III',with Peter Rowley and Wolfgang Lempken,  Nova J. Algebra Geom.  3  (1995),  no. 4, 313--356.
  63. '$(S_3,S_6)$-Amalgams IV, with Peter Rowley and Wolfgang Lempken, Rend. Sem. Mat. Univ. Padova  114  (2005), 1--19.
  64. '$(S_3,S_6)$-Amalgams V'with Peter Rowley and Wolfgang Lempken, Rend. Semin. Mat. Univ. Padova 117 (2007), 231--256.
  65. '$(S_3,S_6)$-Amalgams VI', with Peter Rowley and Wolfgang Lempken, Rend. Semin. Mat. Univ. Padova 118 (2007), 235--256.
  66. '$(S_3,S_6)$-Amalgams VII', with Peter Rowley and Wolfgang Lempken, Rend. Semin. Mat. Univ. Padova 119 (2008), 97--139. 
  67. 'The structure of $(S_3,S_6)$-amalgams I', with W. Lempken and P. Rowley. Comm. in Alg., 22(11), 4175-4215 (1994).
  68. 'The structure of $(S_3,S_6)$-amalgams II', with W. Lempken and P. Rowley. Comm. in Alg., 22(11), 4216-4286(1994).
  69. 'The Non-existence of a Class of Rank 3 Amalgams'. Comm. in Alg. 22(4) ,1229-1256(1994).
  70. ' Designs with the Symmetric Difference Property on 64 Points and their Groups', with Spence, E., Tonchev, V. J. Comb. Theory Series A, Vol. 67, No. 1, 23-43,(1994).
  71. 'A Classification of amalgams of type $(G_2(2), \Sigma_3)$ and $(U_3(3),\Sigma_3)$', J. Alg. 61 (2), 406-443, (1993).
  72. 'Minuscule Modules', with G. Röhrle . Preprint, Universität Bielefeld (1993).
  73. 'Linear Codes and Doubly-Transitive Symmetric Designs', with Tonchev, V.. Linear Algebra and its Applications.
  74. 'A Design and a Code Invariant Under the Simple Group $Co_3$', with Haemers, W.H., Pless, V. and Tonchev, V.J. Comb. Theory Series A, 62(2), 225-233 (1993).
  75. '$(S_3,S_6)$-amalgams', with W. Lempken and P. Rowley. In: Groups Combinatorics and Geometry, ed. Liebeck, M. and Saxl, J., LMS Lecture Notes Series, 165 CUP (1992).
  76. ' Some module results for groups with diagram 0---0= ~ =0'. Comm. in Alg. 20(7), (1992) 1857-1871.
  77. 'Groups with subdiagram 0---0= ~ =0'. Proc. London Math, Soc. (3) 65 (1992) 85-120
  78. 'A note on $(S_3,S_5)$- and $(S_3,S_6)$-amalgams', with W. Lempken and P. Rowley. J. Algebra, 143 (1991) 518-522.
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