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(symbolic mathematics, tool)
A symbolic mathematics system for group theory written by John Cannon of the University of Sydney, Australia in 1976.

Cayley was used at about 100 sites but has been superseded by a much more general system, Magma.

["An Introduction to the Group Theory Language CAYLEY", J. Cannon, Computational Group Theory, M.D. Atkinson ed, Academic Press 1984, pp. 148-183].

Latest version: V3.7, for Sun, Apollo, VAX/VMS.
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