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isotropy group

[′ī·sə‚trō·pē ‚grüp]
(mathematics)
For an operation of a group G on a set S, the isotropy group of an element s of S is the set of elements g in G such that gs = s.
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With the deadline quickly approaching, we would urge anyone else who feels they were affected by the working conditions at British Steel to come forward so that they too can join the group action and ensure they do not miss out on the justice they deserve.
No-one will be able to join the group action after April 8 without the permission of the High Court.
Meanwhile, it can build on the broad principles identified by IMCO, notably: encouraging speedy settlement of disputes and considering court action as a "last resort"; giving no economic incentives to bring abusive group actions and avoiding claims with disproportionate costs for businesses; and ensuring that the EU collective redress system provides legally certain, fair and adequate outcomes within a reasonable timeframe while respecting the rights of all parties.
k](A) be a group action of a group G on the k-algebra A.
Billhar Singh Uppal, of specialist Nottingham law firm Uppal Taylor, said: "The group action is forming well and could give rise to substantial damages.
Anti-smoking pressure group Action On Smoking revealed the highest and lowest areas for smokers on a map, showing a correlation between smoking and poverty.
A judge yesterday ordered that test cases in the group action should be heard in the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court in the near future.
SCORES of people who lost their jobs or were forced out of their homes after the huge Buncefield oil blaze have launched a group action for compensation,.
Once focus areas are identified with their clinical and university supervisors, the interns then gather data from their experiences by collecting data from a variety of sources and keeping a reflective journal of their actions and observations, which form the basis of the personal and group action research.
the homosexual lobby group EGALE (Equality for Gays and Lesbians Everywhere), the lesbian-headed group Action Canada for Population and Development, the feminist-led Native Women's Association of Canada, and ARC International, a homosexual organization, among Foreign Affairs officials.
Ten thousand Americans a year--nearly 30 a day--die from asbestos-related diseases, and deaths caused by asbestos exposure are expected to reach up to 100,000 over the next decade, according to a recent study by the Environmental Working Group Action Fund.
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