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Mathematics of Computation
Mathematics of Computation
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An algorithm for finding the blocks of a permutation group

Author: M. D. Atkinson
Journal: Math. Comp. 29 (1975), 911-913
MSC: Primary 20B05
MathSciNet review: 0367030
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Abstract: An efficient algorithm for finding the blocks of imprimitivity of a group from generating permutations is described and justified.

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  • [1] Charles C. Sims, Computational methods in the study of permutation groups, Computational Problems in Abstract Algebra (Proc. Conf., Oxford, 1967) Pergamon, Oxford, 1970, pp. 169–183. MR 0257203 (41 #1856)

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PII: S 0025-5718(1975)0367030-3
Article copyright: © Copyright 1975 American Mathematical Society