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## Main Question or Discussion Point

What do you think about the article

and the following discussion? It also includes links to the original papers.

https://arxiv.org/abs/1604.01247

https://arxiv.org/abs/1808.08110

It talks about how they get the gauge group of the Standard Model from the symmetry group of the exceptional Jordan algebra. They are talking about SU(3) x SU(2) x U(1)/Z/6 instead of SU(3) x SU(2) x U(1).

**Exceptional Quantum Geometry and Particle Physics****Posted by John Baez****https://golem.ph.utexas.edu/category/2018/08/exceptional_quantum_geometry_a.html**and the following discussion? It also includes links to the original papers.

**Exceptional quantum geometry and particle physics**https://arxiv.org/abs/1604.01247

**Exceptional quantum geometry and particle physics II**https://arxiv.org/abs/1808.08110

It talks about how they get the gauge group of the Standard Model from the symmetry group of the exceptional Jordan algebra. They are talking about SU(3) x SU(2) x U(1)/Z/6 instead of SU(3) x SU(2) x U(1).