Tag Archives: triality

Synchronization and all that, 2

The story I told in the last post is not over. The recent development is that we spotted a mistake in the paper. An easy mistake to make: we had simply used the symbol n in two different places with … Continue reading

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Road closures and idempotent-generated semigroups

The University of St Andrews is installing a biomass boiler, to provide hot water to heat University buildings, on the old paper mill site at Guardbridge. The water has to be piped four miles to St Andrews, and this big … Continue reading

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Antiflag-transitive groups

More than 35 years ago, Bill Kantor and I published a paper classifying the finite antiflag-transitive collineation groups of classical projective and polar spaces. This was before the Classification of Finite Simple Groups had been announced, although it was already … Continue reading

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