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Combinatorics by Peter J. Cameron

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9. Finite geometry

In Plane Geometry that afternoon, I got into an argument with Mr Shull, the teacher, about parallel lines. I say they have to meet. I’m beginning to think everything comes together somewhere.

William Wharton, Birdy (1979)

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TOPICS: Finite fields; Gaussian coefficients; projective and affine geometries; projective planes

TECHNIQUES: Linear algebra

ALGORITHMS:

CROSS-REFERENCES: Binomial coefficients (Chapter 3); Orthogonal Latin squares (Chapter 6); de Bruijn−Erdimages Theorem (Chapter 7); Steiner triple systems (Chapter 8)

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