Characterization theorems for failed projective and affine planes

A. Blokhuis, A.E. Brouwer, H.A. Wilbrink

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We characterize the failed projective and affine planes introduced by Mendelsohn and Assaf [7). It is shown that no non-trivial FPP exists, and that a non-trivial FAP is either of Baer type, or related to a certain type of Bhaskar-Rao Design, of which probably only one example exists.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCoding theory and design theory, part II
EditorsD. Ray-Chaudhuri
Place of PublicationBerlin
ISBN (Print)3-540-97231-5
Publication statusPublished - 1990

Publication series

NameThe IMA volumes in mathematics and its applications
ISSN (Print)0940-6573


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