Characterization of complete exterior sets of conics

A. Blokhuis, A. Seress, H.A. Wilbrink

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Let \fracq + 122q+1 exterior points of a nondegenerate conic inPG(2,q) with the property that the line joining any 2 points in misses the conic. Ifq1 (mod 4) then consists of the exterior points on a passant, ifq3 (mod 4) then other examples exist (at least forq=7, 11, ..., 31). AMS subject classification code (1991) 05 B 25 - 51 E 15 Support from the Dutch organization for scientific Research (NWO) is gratefully acknowledged
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)143-147
Number of pages5
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1992


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