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Re: Powerset operation: how?

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  • Subject: [mg45615] Re: Powerset operation: how?
  • From: Paul Abbott <paul at physics.uwa.edu.au>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2004 06:05:41 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: The University of Western Australia
  • References: <bu2odb$jf9$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

In article <bu2odb$jf9$1 at smc.vnet.net>, 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.

A google search on Powerset and Mathematica turns up useful matches 
including

  http://mathworld.wolfram.com/PowerSet.html

IIRC, the implementation of powerset was discussed by Ilan Vardi in 
"Computational Recreations in Mathematica", (Addison-Wesley, 1991). 

Cheers,
Paul

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