symmetry group

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symmetry group

[′sim·ə‚trē ‚grüp]
(mathematics)
A group composed of all rigid motions or similarity transformations of some geometric object onto itself.
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The very large discrete symmetry group called the Monster group M is a finite simple group because it has only two normal subgroups, the trivial one-dimensional group and the whole group itself.
The Standard Model (SM) of leptons and quarks provides an excellent approximation to the actual discrete symmetry groups of these fundamental particles and requires little modification for extension to the Planck scale.
Here I review the connection between the j-invariant and the discrete symmetry groups for the leptons and quarks.

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