Part of the Encyclopaedia of Mathematical Sciences book series (EMS, volume 11)
The Notion of a Group
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.
KeywordsSymmetry Group Normal Subgroup Finite Group Transformation Group Equilateral Triangle
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