Constructive Representation Theoretic Methods and Non-Abelian Difference Sets

  • Robert A. Liebler
Part of the NATO Science Series book series (ASIC, volume 542)


The historical development of a mathematical subject has often begun with the commutative case and then built on this case to unravel the non-commutative. Although the role of non-abelian groups in algebraic combinatorics and finite geometry goes back at least to Dickson (1901), genuinely non-abelian difference sets have only appeared in the last few years, see Liebler and Smith (1993), Smith (1995).


Group Ring Homomorphic Image Permutation Representation Galois Ring Principal Ideal Domain 
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  • Robert A. Liebler
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  1. 1.Colorado State UniversityFort CollinsUSA

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