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Basic Concepts

  • Hans Kurzweil
  • Bernd Stellmacher
Part of the Universitext book series (UTX)

Abstract

In this first chapter we introduce some of the basic concepts of finite group theory. Most of these concepts apply to arbitrary groups, whether finite or infinite. For that reason we will make no assumption (as we will in the later chapters) that the objects under consideration are finite.

Keywords

Normal Subgroup Finite Group Cyclic Group Maximal Subgroup Semidirect Product 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans Kurzweil
    • 1
  • Bernd Stellmacher
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of MathematicsUniversity of Erlangen-NuremburgErlangenGermany
  2. 2.Mathematiches Seminar KielChristian-Albrechts-UniversitätKielGermany

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