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# A polycyclic quotient algorithm

@article{Lo1995APQ, title={A polycyclic quotient algorithm}, author={Eddie H. Lo}, journal={J. Symb. Comput.}, year={1995}, volume={25}, pages={61-97} }

- Published in Groups and Computation 1995
DOI:10.1006/jsco.1997.0167

OF THE DISSERTATION A Polycyclic Quotient Algorithm by Eddie H. Lo Dissertation Director: Professor Charles C. Sims Suppose G is a group given by a nite presentation. Let G(n) denote the n-th term in the derived series of G. In 1981, Baumslag, Cannonito and Miller described an algorithm to determine whether the quotient G=G(n) is polycyclic and to nd G=G(n) when it is polycyclic. However, in its original form, the algorithm is not practical for computer implementation. Here, a practical… CONTINUE READING