Testing if a group has a subgroup acting regularly

asked 2014-01-03 08:51:53 +0100

Jernej gravatar image

updated 2014-01-03 10:24:52 +0100

I am given a PermuationGroup $G$ and would like to find out if $G$ has a subgroup $H$ that acts regularly. The insane way to do it is of course to iterate over all subgroups of $G$ of size of the acting set and testing for regularity.

My question is - is there a more efficient way to do this?



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