Support sizes of triple systems

Charles J. Colbourn, Charles C. Lindner

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The possible numbers of distinct blocks in a triple system of order v and index λ are determined for all v and all λ, with four exceptions when v = 14 and one exception when v ≡ 8 (mod 12). The spectrum is determined using a number of general tripling constructions for triple systems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)193-210
Number of pages18
JournalJournal of Combinatorial Theory, Series A
Issue number2
StatePublished - Nov 1992
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorics
  • Computational Theory and Mathematics


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