Regular orbits of permutation groups on the power set

Peter J. Cameron*

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If a sequence of transitive permutation groups G of degree n have orders which are not too large (log|G| = o(n 1 2) suffices), then the number of orbits on the power set is asymptotically 2n/|G|, and almost all of these orbits are regular. This conclusion holds in particular for primitive groups.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)307-309
Number of pages3
JournalDiscrete Mathematics
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1986


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