Random Notes

Group Theory in a Nutshell

Posted by mfluch on December 26, 2007

The following statement is atributed to the mathematician James Neuman (though I did not find any other reference than Wikipedia’s article on group theory):

The theory of groups is a branch of mathematics in which one does something to something and then compares the results with the result of doing the same thing to something else, or something else to the same thing.

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