On resolvable Steiner 2-designs and maximal arcs in projective planes

Vladimir D. Tonchev
2016 Designs, Codes and Cryptography  
A combinatorial characterization of resolvable Steiner 2-(v, k, 1) designs embeddable as maximal arcs in a projective plane of order (v − k)/(k − 1) is proved, and a generalization of a conjecture by Andries Brouwer [9] is formulated.
doi:10.1007/s10623-016-0243-2 fatcat:adiyvbu3urg3pprp3thb656ycy