Publication Details

This article was originally published as Fitina, LF, Seberry, J and Chaudhry, GR, Back circulant Latin squares and the influence of a set, Australasian Journal of Combinatorics, 20, 1999, 163-180.


We define the notions of nest and influence of a subset of a critical set of a back circulant latin square, and study their properties. We also show that a secret sharing scheme based on a critical set of a latin square is both compartmentalised, and hierachical.