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GAP Data Library "Basic Groups"

This library is part of the main GAP distribution.

Authors

This library has been built up by various people in the course of the development of GAP.

Contents

The data library of basic groups provides generic functions to construct

  • cyclic groups,
  • abelian groups,
  • elementary abelian groups,
  • dihedral groups,
  • extraspecial groups,
  • alternating groups,
  • symmetric groups,
  • Mathieu groups,
  • Suzuki groups, and
  • Ree groups.

Source

Standard texts as well as papers on group theory, quoted in the GAP reference manual section:

GAP Manual section

Basic Groups

Contact address

The GAP Group
Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Computational Algebra
University of St Andrews
Mathematical Institute
North Haugh
St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9SS
UK
email: support@gap-system.org