Groups: Some Groundwork

  • Carol Whitehead
Part of the Macmillan Mathematical Guides book series (MG)


Algebra is the study of abstract systems. One of the most fundamental of these systems is called a group. The notion of a group is used in many branches of mathematics and in a wide variety of applications, including computer design and programming languages, coding, elementary particle and nuclear physics, quantum mechanics, molecular structure and crystallography.


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© Carol Whitehead 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Carol Whitehead
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  1. 1.Goldsmiths’ CollegeUniversity of LondonUK

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