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6 Orbits of permutation groups on the power set In this last section we are concerned with permutation groups on a ﬁnite set Ω and their action on P(Ω), the power set of Ω. Note that if for A, B ∈ P(Ω) we deﬁne A + B := (A ∪ B) − (A ∩ B) = (A − B) ∪ (B − A), 324 KELLER then P(Ω) with this addition becomes a GF (2)–module, and thus the action of G on P(Ω) ﬁts within the framework of this article of studying linear group actions, and as we will see, it has raised some interest and found important applications in the past, some of which are related to the previously discussed topics.