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group theory

n.
The branch of mathematics concerned with groups and the description of their properties.

group′ the`ory


n.
the branch of mathematics that deals with the structure of mathematical groups and mappings between them.
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Noun1.group theory - the branch of mathematics dealing with groups
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
pure mathematics - the branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness
Galois theory - group theory applied to the solution of algebraic equations
Translations
Gruppentheorie
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The textbook explains the basic definitions and properties of groups in general and permutation groups in particular, and the more technical aspects of the theory of groups.
Economist Mancur Olson offered the answer in his 1965 book 'The Logic of Collective Action: Public Goods and the Theory of Groups.
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1971 [1965], The Logic of Collective Action: Public Goods and the Theory of Groups (rev.
This slim text is a reprinted version of Paul Alexandroff's 1959 edition of An Introduction to the Theory of Groups.
Weyl, The Theory of Groups and Quantum Mechanics, Dover, 1950.