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Date:         Sun, 5 Jan 1997 09:18:20 +0200
Reply-To:     Dvora Zomer <epid04@POST.TAU.AC.IL>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
From:         Dvora Zomer <epid04@POST.TAU.AC.IL>
Subject:      Re: Enumeration of a Permutation
Comments: To: Tim Browning <timbrowning@CONSULTEC-INC.COM>
In-Reply-To:  <>
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Dear Tim: you really want to ptint out ALL (!!!!!) permutations? For 12 letters it will be more 100,000,000.

Yours, Ilya Novikov

On Fri, 3 Jan 1997, Tim Browning wrote:

> I have a vexing challenge which I think I can solve (actually have > solved) but I would like to see other/alternative approaches. > > This is the problem: You want to read a character string such as "ABC" > and have a program print out all permutations (arrangements) of the > letters. > > Example: > input string is "ABC" > program prints out ABC, CBA, CAB, ... etc. > > In my specific case, there are 12 letters. > > Any help would be most appreciated. > > Thanks. > > ----------------------------------------------------------- > Tim Browning Voice: 770-594-7799 ext. 8353 > Consultec, Inc. Fax: 770-410-0700 > 9040 Roswell Road, E-mail: > Suite 700 > Atlanta, GA 30350 > USA > --------------------------------------------------------------- >

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