Previously unpublished manuscript by Boris Weisfeller March 19, 2012Posted by Alexandre Borovik in Uncategorized.
Boris Weisfeiler, On 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This is a nearly complete, previously unpublished manuscript by Boris Weisfeiler.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