abelian group

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a·be·li·an group

[After Niels Henrik Abel (1802-1829), Norwegian mathematician.]

Abelian group

(Mathematics) a group the defined binary operation of which is commutative: if a and b are members of an Abelian group then ab = ba
[C19: named after Niels Henrik Abel (1802–29), Norwegian mathematician]
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Noun1.Abelian group - a group that satisfies the commutative lawAbelian group - a group that satisfies the commutative law
mathematical group, group - a set that is closed, associative, has an identity element and every element has an inverse
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It is well known that all endomorphisms of an Abelian group form a ring and many of its properties can be characterized by this ring.
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This is what is called a free abelian group, where the second word derives from the name of the Norwegian mathematician Abel.
This note shows how to obtain an abelian group with an addition like operation (Joyner 2002:70-72) beginning with a subtraction binary operation.
The second conjecture concerns the study of infinite almost abelian groups, more precisely we ask whether the super tree property at a small cardinal kappa implies that every almost free abelian group of size kappa is free.
Moreover, the notion of bond lattice comes from the study of Galois connections, and a natural action of set partitions that is analogous to the action of integers on any abelian group.