[r-t] Re: Grandsire Triples

Philip Saddleton pabs at cantab.net
Sat Oct 23 10:53:13 UTC 2004

Robin Woolley <robin at robinw.org.uk> wrote at 08:30:00 on Sat, 23 Oct 
>Does this generalise to more bells than 7. i.e., given N bells, is the 
>number of calls required (in a treble dominated method) a simple linear 
>function of N,. such as N-4?

A counting argument says no - the number of coursing orders is (N-2)!, 
but the number of callings is [2*(N-1)]^m (assuming a single hunt bell 
and two types of call), which quickly gets a lot bigger.

Though it does work for Doubles and Minimus.


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