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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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Every finite Abelian group is determined by its endomorphism monoid in the class of all groups.
For a commutative ring R with identity 1 and a finite abelian group G, written additively, let R[G] denote the group ring of G over R.
The following, due to Tutte [22], relates the Tutte polynomial of with the number of nowhere zero flows of over a finite abelian group (which, in our case, is eq.
Rational functions invariant under a finite abelian group, Invent.
1 (Fundamental theorem of finite abelian groups) Any finite abelian group G can be written as a direct sum of cyclic groups in the following canonical way: G = [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], where every [k.
Tarnauceanu, An arithmetic method of counting the subgroups of a finite abelian group, Bull.
The critical group of G is a finite abelian group K(G) whose cardinality is the number of spanning trees of G.
Menzer, On the average number of direct factors of a finite abelian group, J.