[seqfan] Re: Some questions about groups
David Newman
davidsnewman at gmail.com
Fri Feb 12 06:34:05 CET 2010
My thanks to those who responded. I've downloaded Sage, and now need only
learn how to use it before I can make any significant progress on the
questions I've asked.
On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 12:16 AM, Robert Munafo <mrob27 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well, I mis-spoke slightly -- while there are plenty of SAGE examples in
> OEIS (A016873, A026741, A052944, A053191, A059270, A087475, A123642
> plus many of the first several thousand) I checked many of these but found
> none that concern group theory.
>
> On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 00:12, Robert Munafo <mrob27 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > SAGE, used throughout David Joyner's book "Adventures in Group Theory"
> (2nd
> > edition, ISBN 0-8018-9013-6) implements a lot of functions related to
> group
> > theory, is programmable, and has the advantage of being both open-source
> and
> > low-cost.
> >
> > There seem to be no examples of SAGE usage in OEIS, but see page 14 of
> > http://buzzard.ups.edu/sage/sage-group-theory-primer.pdf where many
> > examples are given ("We list here constructions, as permutation groups,
> for
> > all of the groups of order less than 16.") in SAGE syntax.
> >
> > On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 17:16, N. J. A. Sloane <njas at research.att.com
> >wrote:
> >
> >> I think MAGMA has commands that will let you
> >> compute these growth functions for many groups,
> >> and hence attack both questions experimentally.
> >>
> >> See A161409, for example.
> >>
> >> Neil
> >
> > --
> > Robert Munafo -- mrob.com
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Robert Munafo -- mrob.com
>
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