AlternatingGroup

AlternatingGroup[n]
represents the alternating group of degree n.

DetailsDetails

  • The degree n of AlternatingGroup[n] must be a non-negative integer. Degrees 0, 1, and 2 correspond to the trivial or identity group.
  • AlternatingGroup[n] is represented by default as a permutation group on the points .

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Number of elements of an alternating group:

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Permutation generators of an alternating group:

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Elements of a permutation representation of an alternating group:

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Introduced in 2010
(8.0)