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It is a number of thirty-five articles, protecting issues comparable to finite projective areas, generalized polygons, strongly commonplace graphs, diagram geometries, and polar areas. Contained listed here are articles from some of the top practitioners within the box together with, for the 1st time, numerous unusual Russian mathematicians. the various papers comprise vital new effects and the growing to be use of desktop algebra programs during this quarter can be established.

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We also define Ux = {(0,1, z) : zq+1 = -l},C/ 2 = {(1,0, z) : zq+x = - 1 } , and U3 = {(l,y,0) : yq+1 = - 1 } . Then it is trivial to see that I U Ra I U U\ U C/2 U C/3 is a partition of the points of Ti. The key ingredient is that the RJs are "triply ruled," as we now describe. We use [-,-,-] to denote line coordinates in TT, and we normalize line coordinates from the right. One easily checks that (z,2/,z) x = [xq,yq,zq] because of our choice for H. For each a £ F, let Ha = {[u,0,l] : uq+1 = a},Va = {[^,1,0] : ti« +1 = - ( 1 + a)}, and Da = {[0,17,1] : ^ + 1 - - a / ( l + a)}.

5 Let q > 2 be a prime power with q ^ 0 (mod 3). Let Go = {(cr, M) G G : cr = id or a = aq}y where G is the pointwise stabilizer of the vertices of A as described above and aq is the automorphism of GF(q2) that maps x —> xq. Then Go ^ H. 27 BAKER ET AL. : Proof. L e t (a,M) SPREADS OF HERMITIAN CURVES G Go. Write M = /I 0 0 A 0\ 0 for s o m e X,S G N. T h e \ 0 0 SJ points of B are of three types. Suppose first that a G AH. Then B will contain q -f 1 points corresponding to this element a, namely the poles of the lines of Ha = {[u,0,l] : u* +1 = a}.

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