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This is a page on GAP 3, which is still available, but no longer supported. The present version is GAP 4  (See  Status of GAP 3).

GAP 3 Data Library "Primitive Permutation Groups"


Primitive permutation groups of degree up to 50.


Charles Sims.


Charles C. Sims, Computational methods in the study of permutation groups, in: John Leech, editor, Computational Problems in Abstract Algebra, Proc. Conf. Oxford, 1967, Pergamon Press, Oxford, 1970, pages 169--183.

GAP 3 Manual section

A manual of the Primitive Groups Library is given as section 37.5 of the GAP 3 manual.

Corresponding GAP 4 data library

GAP 4 Data Library Primitive Permutation Groups

GAP 4 contains a much extended unified library of primitive groups covering both GAP 3 libraries of primitive permutation groups and soluble primitive permutation groups. Release 3 of GAP 4 contains the non-affine primitive permutation groups of degree up to 999 as well as all primitive permutation groups of degree < 256.

Contact address

Charles Sims
Department of Mathematics
Rutgers, the State University of NJ
110 Frelinghuysen Road
Piscataway, NJ, 08854-8019