Examples of Groups: Finite Groups

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


In the same way that the general notion of a group relates to transformation groups of an arbitrary set, finite groups relate to groups of transformations of a finite set; in this case, transformations are also called permutations.


Symmetry Group Normal Subgroup Finite Group Orthogonal Transformation Rectangular Prism 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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