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The Notion of a Group

  • Igor R. Shafarevich
Part of the Encyclopaedia of Mathematical Sciences book series (EMS, volume 11)

Abstract

We start with the notion of a transformation group: the notion of a group first arose in this form, and it is in this form that it occurs most often in mathematics and mathematical physics.

Keywords

Symmetry Group Normal Subgroup Finite Group Transformation Group Equilateral Triangle 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Igor R. Shafarevich
    • 1
  1. 1.Steklov Mathematical InstituteRussian Academy of ScienceMoscowRussia

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