alternating group


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alternating group

[′ȯl·tər·nād·iŋ ′grüp]
(mathematics)
A group made up of all the even permutations of n objects.
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the alternating group A4 (also called the tetrahedral group);
On the 2nd day of the conference, Professor Jose Maria P Balmaceda from Philippine read out paper on, Finite Gelfand pairs in the alternating groups.
Among their topics are the probabilistic zeta function, computing covers of Lie algebras, enumerating subgroups of the symmetric group, groups of minimal order that are not n-power closed, the covering number of small alternating groups, geometric algorithms to resolve Bieberbach groups, the non-abelian tensor product of soluble minimax groups, and the short rewriting systems of finite groups.
Next, I ask the alternating groups of three to take their seats leaving only four, widely-spaced individuals standing in line.
To make the task more difficult, each of the alternating groups contained eight dots.
The series focuses on two houses in the Pines, one shared by alternating groups of 30- and 40-something gay men, one shared by half a dozen lesbians (who find the more bohemian lesbians from Cherry Grove down the beach just too .
The unison sway of their uplifted arms heralds an ongoing shift of focus between alternating groups.
They also assist with the dinners for the homeless on first, third and fifth Fridays, although alternating groups in the congregation provide the cooked meals.
These criteria are then applied to alternating groups, groups of Lie type in characteristic two, classical groups of Lie type in odd characteristic, exceptional groups of Lie type in odd characteristic, and sporadic groups.

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