On Flocks of Cones: A Revolution of Perspective

A Little Flock Background

Linear Flocks

Non-Linear Flocks

Quadratic Sets in PG(3,q)

Flocks of Quadratic Sets in PG(3,q)

Flocks of Quadratic Cones: Applications

Generalization?

Classical Flocks

Paradigm Shift

A Geometric Question

Baselines of a Flock

Conic Blocking Sets

Concurrent Conic Blocking Sets

Flocks of Quadratic Cones: Applications

Flocks ® Permutations

Herds of Ovals

Extending the Herd Concept

Herd Spaces

Herd Spaces

Example

And Another

Dickson's List

Conclusion

A More Detailed Example