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A constraint on the biembedding of Latin squares

Lefevre, J. G.; Donovan, D. M.; Grannell, M. J. and Griggs, T. S. (2009). A constraint on the biembedding of Latin squares. European Journal of Combinatorics, 30(2) pp. 380–386.

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We give a necessary condition for the biembedding of two Latin squares in an orientable surface. As a consequence, it is shown that for n≥2, there is no biembedding of two Latin squares both lying in the same main class as the square obtained from the Cayley table of the Abelian 2-group.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2009 Elsevier
ISSN: 0195-6698
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Mathematics and Statistics
Item ID: 18360
Depositing User: Colin Smith
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2009 15:59
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2012 10:37
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