Lie group

noun

Definition of Lie group

: a topological group for which the coordinates of the product of two elements are functions of the coordinates of the elements themselves and the coordinates of the inverse of an element are functions of the coordinates of the element itself and for which all derivatives of these functions exist and are continuous

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History and Etymology for Lie group

Sophus Lie

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“Lie group.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lie%20group. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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