From: Neil Zanella
Newsgroups: sci.math
Subject: Re: Schreier Generators
Date: Fri, 27 Nov 1998 20:20:41 -0330
Hello,
I would like to thank the following people for pointing out some
invaluable books containing sections on the Schreier method:
Juergen Ecker
MCKAY john
Randall Dougherty
Daniel Ruberman
Ron Winther
The books are:
Sims, Charles C.
Computation with finitely presented groups
Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1994.
ISBN: 0521432138 (hardback)
QA 177 S56 1994
Magnus, Wilhelm, 1907-
Abraham Karrass, Donald Solitar.
Combinatorial group theory :
presentations of groups in terms of generators and relations
2d rev. ed.
New York : Dover Publications, 1976.
QA 171 M32 1976
Butler, G. (Gregory), 1953-
Fundamental algorithms for permutation groups
Berlin ; New York : Springer-Verlag, 1991.
ISBN: 0387549552 (U.S.)
ISBN: 3540549552 (Germany)
QA 75 L38 no. 559
Johnson, D. L. (Dale Leroy)
Presentations of groups / D. L. Johnson.
Cambridge [Eng.] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c1990.
ISBN: 0521372038
ISBN: 0521378249 (pbk.)
QA 171 J59 1990
Hall, Marshall, 1910-
The theory of groups, 2d ed. --
Bronx, N.Y. : Chelsea Pub. Co., c1976.
ISBN: 0828402884
QA 171 H27 1976
Computational problems in abstract algebra ;
proceedings. Edited by John Leech. With a foreword by J. Howlett. [1st ed.]
Oxford, New York, Pergamon Press [1970]
Papers based on lectures presented at a conference
held at Oxford under the auspices of the Science
Research Council, Atlas Computer Laboratory, Aug.
29-Sept. 2, 1967.
QA 266 C59
According to the table of contents the newer 1997 edition of the book by
D. L. Johnson (which my library doesn't have) also provides some coverage
of packages such as GAP and Magma.
Best Regards,
Neil Zanella
nzanella@ganymede.cs.mun.ca