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This quantity includes contributions through researchers who have been invited to the Harlaxton convention on Computational staff thought and Cohomology, held in August of 2008, and to the AMS designated consultation on Computational workforce thought, held in October 2008. This quantity showcases examples of ways Computational crew conception will be utilized to quite a lot of theoretical features of crew concept. one of the difficulties studied during this e-book are class of $p$-groups, covers of Lie teams, resolutions of Bieberbach teams, and the research of the decrease important sequence of loose teams. This quantity additionally comprises expository articles at the probabilistic zeta functionality of a gaggle and on enumerating subgroups of symmetric teams. Researchers and graduate scholars operating in all parts of team thought will locate many examples of the way Computational staff idea is helping at quite a few levels of the study procedure, from constructing conjectures during the verification level. those examples will recommend to the mathematician how one can comprise Computational team concept into their very own study endeavors. desk of Contents: B. Benesh -- The probabilistic Zeta functionality; B. Eick and T. Rossmann -- Periodicities for graphs of $p$-groups past coclass; G. Ellis, H. Mohammadzadeh, and H. Tavallaee -- Computing covers of Lie algebras; D. F. Holt -- Enumerating subgroups of the symmetric team; D. A. Jackson, A. M. Gaglione, and D. Spellman -- Weight 5 easy commutators as relators; P. Moravec and R. F. Morse -- easy commutators as relatives: a computational viewpoint; L.-C. Kappe and G. Mendoza -- teams of minimum order which aren't $n$-power closed; L.-C. Kappe and J. L. Redden -- at the masking variety of small alternating teams; A. Magidin and R. F. Morse -- definite homological functors of 2-generator $p$-groups of sophistication 2; M. Roder -- Geometric algorithms for resolutions for Bieberbach teams; F. Russo -- Nonabelian tensor made from soluble minimax teams; J. Schmidt -- Finite teams have brief rewriting platforms. (CONM/511)

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If i < m and i ≤ j ≤ k, then [xm , xi , xk , xj ] ≡ [xm , xi ; xk , xj ][xm , xi , xk ; xm , xi , xj ][xm , xi , xj , xk ][xk ,xj ] . Proof. This follows from part (vi) of Groves’ Lemma with C = [xm , xi ], B = xk , and A = xj . Note that [C, B] and [C, A] are basic commutators of weight 3 which commute with the weight 2 basic commutators C and [B, A]. 9. If i < j and i < k, then [xk , xi , xj , xj ; xk , xi ] ≡ 1. Proof. b) of Groves’ Lemma with C = [xk , xi , xj ], B = [xk , xi ], and A = xj .

Ir Faculty of Mathematical Sciences, Iran University of Sciences and Technology, Tehran This page intentionally left blank Contemporary Mathematics Volume 511, 2010 Enumerating subgroups of the symmetric group Derek F. Holt Abstract. We announce our successful computation of a list of representatives of the conjugacy classes of subgroups of Sn for n ≤ 18, including the 7 274 651 classes of subgroups of S18 . 1. Introduction Early attempts to enumerate complete lists of primitive subgroups and transitive subgroups of the symmetric group Sn for low values of n, up to conjugacy in Sn , began with Ruffini in 1799 and continued until about 1912.

The problem arose from the direct products P having elementary abelian quotients of order 29 , which gave rise to inordinately 38 36 4 DEREK F. HOLT large numbers of subgroups during the lifting process. The difficult cases all involved partitions with n1 = 2, and we devised more specialized techniques for dealing with those. Consider, for example, the partition 3 × 2 + 3 × 4 of 18. Other partitions were handled in similar fashion, with minor variations. Rather than start with a direct product of six transitive groups, we start with P = H1 × H2 , where H1 ≤ S6 and H2 ≤ S12 are groups from the lists that we have already computed in degrees 6 and 12, and whose orbits lengths form the partitions 2 + 2 + 2 and 4 + 4 + 4 respectively.

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