Construction of Designs

  • Marshall HallJr.
Conference paper
Part of the The IMA Volumes in Mathematics and Its Applications book series (IMA, volume 20)


Gold is where you find it. The same is true of designs. There are many ways to construct designs all of which work some of the time. The most valuable tool is a group G of automorphisms. If the order of G is large this can make the construction easy. We can start with some part of the incidence matrix, say rows or columns, or with a subdesign.


Binary Code Triple System Incidence Matrix Projection Matrix Steiner Triple System 
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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marshall HallJr.
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsEmory UniversityAtlantaUSA

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