We show that the unique near hexagon with s = 2 and t = 14 and t 2 = 2 is the one with the blocks of the Steiner system S(5,8,24) as vertices and sets of three pairwise disjoint blocks as lines.
|Title of host publication||Finite Geometries : Proceedings of a conference in honor of T. G. Ostrom, Pullman WA, USA, April 7-11, 1981)|
|Editors||N.L. Johnson, M.J. Kallaher, C.T. Long|
|Place of Publication||New York|
|Publisher||Marcel Dekker Inc.|
|Publication status||Published - 1983|
|Name||Lecture Notes in Pure and Applied Mathematics|