Dear GAP Forum,
it is a pleasure to announce the availability of a new GAP 4 share package
AtlasRep by Robert A. Wilson, Richard A. Parker, John N. Bray and Thomas Breuer.
This is the first release (Version 1.0) of a share package, the aim of
which is to provide an interface between GAP and the Atlas of Group
Representations, a database that comprises representations of many
almost simple groups and information about their maximal subgroups.
This database has been available independently of GAP at
The AtlasRep package consists of this database and a GAP-interface.
The latter allows the user to get an overview of the database,
and to access the data in GAP format.
The share package can be downloaded from the GAP website
(http://www-gap.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~gap/) under 'Share Packages'.
as well as from the respective mirrors.