Mathematical Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society

Research Article

On ǵroups consisting mostly of involutions

C. T. C. Walla1

a1 University of Liverpool

The following problem arose in recent work of Stewart Robertson on finite subsets of Eucidean space admitting transitive groups of isometries (1): Determine the greatest number of involutions that can be possessed by a finite group of given order n.

(Received October 30 1968)