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Mathematics of Computation
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On computing the minimal number of defining relations for finite groups


Authors: T. W. Sag and J. W. Wamsley
Journal: Math. Comp. 27 (1973), 361-368
MSC: Primary 20F05
MathSciNet review: 0364465
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Abstract: This paper describes a method for computing the Schur multiplicator of a finite supersolvable group G, given by some fixed generating system chosen from a cyclic series for G, and hence a lower bound for the minimal number of relations needed to define G.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1973-0364465-8
PII: S 0025-5718(1973)0364465-8
Keywords: Finite supersolvable groups, relations, generators, Schur multiplicator, minimal
Article copyright: © Copyright 1973 American Mathematical Society