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Topic: Epimorphic groups
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Butch Malahide

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Re: Epimorphic groups
Posted: Apr 5, 2013 3:31 PM
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On Apr 5, 1:24 pm, Kaba <k...@nowhere.com> wrote:
> 5.4.2013 21:05, 1treePetrifiedForestLane wrote:
> > is "spinor" derived from pinor?
>
> Yes. According to the paper "Clifford Modules" this is a joke due to
> Jean-Pierre Serre. Pinors are to O(V) as spinors are to SO(V). The term
> stuck to use.


By "yes" did you mean "no"? Aren't you saying that "pinor" is derived
from "spinor" (which is derived from "spin")?



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