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# Tag Archives: symmetric groups

## Group names

Recently, I discussed Alexander Konovalov’s crowd-sourced project to verify and extend the known values of the function gnu(n), the number of groups of order n. A month and a half ago (but I have only just noticed it), Alexander raised … Continue reading

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Tagged Alexander Konovalov, dihedral groups, symmetric groups, unitary groups
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## Partition homogeneity

This post discusses a paper by Jorge André, João Araújo and me, which has just been accepted for the Journal of Algebra. There is a slight tangle to the history of this paper, which I want to describe. First a … Continue reading

Posted in exposition, history
Tagged homogeneity, partitions, semigroups, symmetric groups, transitivity
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