Designs, Codes and Cryptography

, Volume 64, Issue 3, pp 255–263

A geometric proof of a theorem on antiregularity of generalized quadrangles

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DOI: 10.1007/s10623-011-9569-y

Cite this article as:
Pun, A.Y. & Wong, P.P.W. Des. Codes Cryptogr. (2012) 64: 255. doi:10.1007/s10623-011-9569-y


A geometric proof is given in terms of Laguerre geometry of the theorem of Bagchi, Brouwer and Wilbrink, which states that if a generalized quadrangle of order s > 1 has an antiregular point then all of its points are antiregular.


Antiregularity Generalized quadrangles Codes Laguerre geometry 

Mathematics Subject Classification (2000)

51B15 51E12 51E22 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsThe University of Hong KongHong KongChina

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