[Haskell-cafe] Haskell newb trying to write a basic program.

Erik Rantapaa erantapaa at gmail.com
Fri May 27 00:36:49 UTC 2016

Have a look at the HaskellForMaths package.

Using the Math.Algebra.Group.PermutationGroup module the expression `elts 
(_A n)` will return all the permutations of A_n.

On Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 6:39:52 PM UTC-5, Blake Sims wrote:
> Hi,
> I am a newb to Haskell and programming in general, but I was trying to 
> write a basic program to find the elements for the alternating group for 
> any n.
> For the symmetric group I wrote something like this
> input Data.List
> symmetric n = permutations ([1..n])
> What if I just want to find the even permutations?  What is the quick and 
> dirty way of doing this?  I was looking at the package Data.Matrix and 
> messing around with permutation matrices, but there has got to be a quicker 
> and easier way of doing it. I am skimming the book learn you a Haskell, but 
> my attention span is pretty short so if someone could direct me in the 
> right direction I'd be much obliged.  
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