- Click here to
download the tar archive of program files

Unpack with "tar xvf braid.tar". The files appear in a subdirectory called "braid". Open a GAP window and type

Read("assemble.g"). This reads all the program files. The following paper explains how to use the package. -
A GAP package for braid orbit computation, and applications

by K. Magaard, S. Shpectorov and H. Voelklein, Experimental Math. Vol. 12 (2003), No4., 385--393. -
**Monodromy and Sporadic groups** -
**Monodromy Composition Factors among Exceptional Groups of Lie Type**(with Dan Frohardt) -
**Character and Fixed point ratios in finite Classical Groups**(with David Gluck) -
**On the Irreducibility of Alternating Powers and Symmetric Squares** -
**About a Conjecture of Guralnick and Thompson**(with Dan Frohardt) -
**Maximal Fixed Point Ratios in Exceptional Groups of Lie Type**(with Dan Frohardt) -
**Exceptional Theta Correspondences I**(with Gordan Savin) -
**Base Sizes and Regular Orbits for Coprime Affine Permutation Groups**(with David Gluck) -
**Finite Quotients of the Pure Symmplectic Braid Group**(with Karl Strambach and Helmut Voelklein) -
**Affine Distance-Transitive Graphs: The Cross Characteristic Case**(with Arjeh M. Cohen and Sergey Shpectorov)*program for estimating the number of orbits of a G-module V from below* -
**Irreducibility of Alternating and Symmetric Squares**(with Gunter Malle) -
**Unipotent representations of G_2 arising from the minimal representation of D_4^E.**(with Jimg-Song Huang and Gordan Savin) -
**On the minimal degree of a primitive permutation group.**(with Robert Guralnick) -
**Irreducible tensor products of representations of finite quasi-simple groups of Lie type.**(with Pham Huu Tiep) -
**Grassmannian fixed point ratios.**(with Daniel Frohardt) -
**On maximal subgroups of finite classical groups.**(with Gerhard Roehrle and Donna Testerman) -
**Composition factors of monodromy groups.**(with Daniel Frohardt)**pdf** -
**The extraspecial case of the K(GV) problem.**(with David Gluck) -
**Matrix generators for the Ree groups ^2G_2(q).**(with Gregor Kemper and Frank Luebeck)**pdf** -
By Gregor Kemper
**The Depth of Invariant Rings and Cohomology.**(with an appendix by Kay Magaard) -
**Incidence matrices, permutation characters and the minimal genus of a permutation group**(with Daniel Frohardt and Robert Guralnick)**pdf** -
**Fixed Point Ratios in Exceptional Groups of Rank at Most Two**(with Dan Frohardt)**pdf** -
**Genus 0 actions of groups of Lie rank 1**(with Dan Frohardt and Robert Guralnick)**pdf** -
**The locus of curves with prescribed automorphism group**(with Tony Shaska, Sergey Shpectorov and Helmut Voelklein)**pdf** -
**Cross Characteristic Representations of Symplectic Groups and Unitary Groups**(with Robert Guralnick, Pham Huu Tiep, and Jan Saxl)**pdf** -
**The monodromy group of a function on a general curve**(with Helmut Voelklein)**pdf** -
**The Solution of the k(GV)-Problem**(with David Gluck, Udo Riese, and Peter Schmid)**pdf** -
**Absolute Fourth Momnets and Finiteness of Linear Groups**(with David Gluck)**pdf**