This is the README file for the GAP package MapClass which calculates the mapping class group orbits for a given finite group.
The package can be found at its website
or via the Packages links from the GAP website
The MapClass package is redistributed with GAP. If you need to install
a newer version of the package than the one that is redistributed with
GAP, place the entire
MapClass directory into the
To use the package, start GAP and type
The MapClass package banner should appear on the screen.
For details on how to use the MapClass package see the package
documentation in the
MapClass is free software. You can redistribute it and/or modify it
under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the
Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your
option) any later version. For details, see the file
GPL in the
etc directory of the GAP distribution or see the FSF’s own site.