On the size of a maximal partial spread

A. Blokhuis, K. Metsch

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We show that a maximal partial spread inPG(3,q) is either a spread or has at most q2 + 1 - Ö{2q}q2+1-2qlines. This implies that it is not possible to cover all points but the points of a Baer-subspace by lines.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)187-191
Number of pages5
JournalDesigns, Codes and Cryptography
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1993


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