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Tag Archives: Pablo Spiga
The Hall–Paige conjecture
A Latin square of ordern is an n×n array of symbols from an alphabet of size n with the property that each symbol in the alphabet occurs once in each row or column. Two Latin squares L and M are … Continue reading
Synchronization update
There is some recent news about the synchronization project. Two steps forward have occurred. The setup Here is a brief recapitulation. Let G be a transitive permutation group on Ω, where Ω = n. We say that G is nonsynchronizing if there … Continue reading
Summer school at Marienheide
Last week, I was lecturing at a summer school in Franz Dohrmann Haus, a very pleasant conference centre in the small town of Marienheide, not far from Köln. Apart from a walk on Wednesday afternoon, I didn’t get much exercise, … Continue reading
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Tagged Cheryl Praeger, Csaba Schneider, O'NanScott theorem, Pablo Spiga, permutation groups
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Two publications
I don’t think it happened to me before that two of my papers were “published” on the same day. Fortunately, it didn’t happen on April Fools’ Day … One is my paper with Pablo Spiga on switching classes. I described … Continue reading
Primitive switching classes
Last year I wrote here about switching classes of graphs for which the switching class has a primitive automorphism group. (I repeat the definitions briefly below.) I conjectured that, except for the trivial switching classes of the complete and null … Continue reading
Posted in exposition, mathematics
Tagged Akos Seress, Don Taylor, Pablo Spiga, primitive group, switching class, twograph
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Automorphism groups of hypergraphs
I am getting old and forgetful, but I don’t think I said anything here about this problem yet. If I did, apologies for the repetition – but there is something new to report! In April, Laci Babai and I finally … Continue reading
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Tagged Akos Seress, hypergraphs, Laci Babai, Pablo Spiga, primitive groups
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