kan

including double coset rewriting systems

Version 1.27

This project is maintained by Christopher D. Wensley

                        README file for the KAN package
                        ===============================

Introduction
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This package was conceived as a package for computing induced actions
of categories.  This version only deals with double coset rewriting
systems for finitely presented groups.

History
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This package started out as part of Anne Heyworth's thesis in 1999. 
The first version on general release was 0.91 in July 2005. 
``Kan'' became an accepted package in May 2015. 
A more detailed history is included as Chapter 3 of the manual, 
and in the CHANGES file. 

Distribution
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The ``Kan'' package is distributed with the accepted GAP packages: see
     http://www.gap-system.org/Packages/kan.html
It may also be obtained from the GitHub repository at:
     http://gap-packages.github.io/kan/ 

Copyright
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The ``Kan'' package is Copyright {\copyright} Chris Wensley and Anne Heyworth, 
1996--2016. 
``Kan'' 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 \URL{http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html}

Installation
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1) unpack `kan-.tar.gz' in the `pkg' subdirectory 
   of the GAP root directory.
2) From within GAP load the package with:
gap> LoadPackage("kan");
true
3) The documentation is in the `doc' subdirectory. 
4) To run the test file read testall.g from the kan/tst/ directory. 

Contact
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If you have a question relating to ``Kan'', encounter any problems, 
or have a suggestion for extending the package in any way, please 
 - email: c.d.wensley@bangor.ac.uk  
 - or report an issue at: https://github.com/gap-packages/kan/issues/new