The Math Forum

Search All of the Math Forum:

Views expressed in these public forums are not endorsed by NCTM or The Math Forum.

Math Forum » Discussions » sci.math.* » sci.math

Notice: We are no longer accepting new posts, but the forums will continue to be readable.

Topic: name for definition in group theory
Replies: 15   Last Post: Mar 26, 2013 11:35 AM

Advanced Search

Back to Topic List Back to Topic List Jump to Tree View Jump to Tree View   Messages: [ Previous | Next ]
David C. Ullrich

Posts: 21,553
Registered: 12/6/04
Re: name for definition in group theory
Posted: Mar 26, 2013 11:35 AM
  Click to see the message monospaced in plain text Plain Text   Click to reply to this topic Reply

On Mon, 25 Mar 2013 07:07:13 -0600, "G. A. Edgar"
<> wrote:

>In article <>, G.
>A. Edgar <> wrote:

>> In article <>, David C.
>> Ullrich <> wrote:

>> > A topological group is
>> Now there is overkill for you.

>There are results in number theory where the simplest, best motivated,
>known proofs involve complex analysis.
>It would be very interesting if we find a result in group theory where
>the simplest proof involves topological groups. But this "rigid
>groups" theorem is not it...

You might read replies to your posts. I haven't claimed that the
first proof I gave was the best one. In fact I've explicitly
disclaimed that several times.

Point your RSS reader here for a feed of the latest messages in this topic.

[Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use]

© The Math Forum at NCTM 1994-2018. All Rights Reserved.