real orthogonal group

real orthogonal group

[′rēl ȯr′thäg·ən·əl ‚grüp]
(mathematics)
The group composed of orthogonal matrices having real number entries.
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He reviews linear algebras, then describes the group and its subsets, including homomorphism of two groups and the proper symmetric group of a regular polyhedron, the theory of linear representations of groups, the three-dimensional rotation group, permutation groups, Lie groups and Lie algebras, unitary groups, real orthogonal groups and symplectic groups.