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A060249 Size of the automorphism group of the symmetric group S_n. 3
1, 1, 6, 24, 120, 1440, 5040, 40320, 362880, 3628800, 39916800, 479001600, 6227020800, 87178291200, 1307674368000, 20922789888000, 355687428096000, 6402373705728000, 121645100408832000, 2432902008176640000 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,3

COMMENTS

For all n except n=2 and n=6, Aut(S_n) is S_n itself, i.e. S_n has no outer automorphisms. Aut(S_2) is trivial and Aut(S_6) is of order 2*|S_6| = 1440 - there is an outer involution.

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..20.

FORMULA

a(n) = n! except for n=2 and 6.

PROG

(PARI) if(n>6, n!, [1, 1, 6, 24, 120, 1440][n]) \\ Charles R Greathouse IV, Oct 12 2015

CROSSREFS

Cf. A000142.

Sequence in context: A182083 A293049 A293123 * A052557 A188232 A274072

Adjacent sequences:  A060246 A060247 A060248 * A060250 A060251 A060252

KEYWORD

nonn,easy

AUTHOR

Ola Veshta (olaveshta(AT)my-deja.com), Mar 22 2001

EXTENSIONS

Offset corrected by Stephen A. Silver, Feb 09 2013

STATUS

approved

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