[GAP Forum] Retrieving group name

Bill Allombert allomber at math.u-bordeaux.fr
Mon Jun 28 20:14:37 BST 2004

On Mon, Jun 28, 2004 at 01:54:37PM -0400, Igor Schein wrote:
> Dear forum,
> I am struggling to find the way to retrieve canonical group names in
> GAP4 ( I've done it once in GAP3 ).  Basically, I need a function
> which will output "Q8" if the input is SmallGroup(8,4), for example.

I have made a backport of GAP3 group names to GAP4 if no one proposes a better
solution. Be aware that as far as I understand, there are really no canonical
group names.


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