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Dear GAP-Forum members,

As a complete beginner can anyone say how to set up the algebraic structure

so as to perform multiplication of elements in the group algebra of S_n, eg

for S_4 (with generators specified as say (1,2),(1,3),(1,4) - but how?), I'd

like to calculate: ( () + 2*(1,3) + 3*(3,2,4) ) * ( 4*(2,1,4) +

2*(1,3,2,4) ) where () is the id permutation and the others are cycles -

coefficients are integers?

Could the answers be added to the Tutorial manual?

Much obliged.

Thanks

RL Agacy

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