
Re: name for definition in group theory
Posted:
Mar 25, 2013 9:07 AM


In article <250320130642467406%edgar@math.ohiostate.edu.invalid>, G. A. Edgar <edgar@math.ohiostate.edu.invalid> wrote:
> In article <m89uk8lshngii7afp7qktplg90ubnq9doj@4ax.com>, David C. > Ullrich <ullrich@math.okstate.edu> 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...
 G. A. Edgar http://www.math.ohiostate.edu/~edgar/

