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Re: Powerset operation: how?

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  • Subject: [mg45583] Re: [mg45570] Powerset operation: how?
  • From: "Sseziwa Mukasa,,(978) 536-2359" <mukasa at>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2004 06:04:58 -0500 (EST)
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On Jan 14, 2004, at 1:26 AM, see.address at post.sig wrote:

> How should I code efficiently the powerset of a (small) set 
> represented by a
> list?
> A search on Wolfram site turned out nothing useful, but I'm quite sure
> somebody has done it already.

See the Mathworld entry on power sets 
(  It points you to the 
appropriate Mathematica function in the Combinatorica package and gives 
you the implementation.



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