Dictionary of Algebra, Arithmetic, and Trigonometry by Steven G. Krantz

By Steven G. Krantz

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See Cayley algebra. Cayley projective plane Let H be the set of all 3 × 3 Hermitian matrices M over the Cayley algebra such that M 2 = M and tr M = 1. The set H , with the structure of a projective plane, is called the Cayley projective plane. See Cayley algebra. Cayley’s Theorem Every group is isomorphic to a group of permutations. Cayley transformation The mapping between n × n matrices N and M, given by M = (I − N )(I + N )−1 , which acts as its own inverse. The Cayley transformation demonstrates a one-to-one correspondence between the real alternating matrices N and proper orthogonal matrices M with eigenvalues different from −1.

Then, the triple (V , ρ, ρ ) is said to be a coalgebra over F , provided (1V ⊗ ρ) ◦ ρ = (ρ ⊗ 1V ) ◦ ρ and (1V ⊗ ρ ) ◦ ρ = (ρ ⊗ 1V ) ◦ ρ = 1V . coalgebra homomorphism A k-linear map f : C → C , where (C, , ε) and (C , , ε ) are coalgebras over a field k, such that (f ⊗ f ) ◦ ◦ f and ε = ε ◦ f . ) for any scheme N and any natural transformation ψ : M → Hom(−, N ) there is a unique natural transformation λ : Hom(−, M) → Hom(−, N ) such that ψ = λ ◦ ϕ. coarser classification For R, S ⊂ X×X two equivalence relations on X, S is coarser than R if R ⊂ S.

See also field. commutative group See Abelian group. commutative law The requirement that a binary operation ∗, on a set X, satisfy x ∗y = y ∗x, for all x, y ∈ X. Addition and multiplication of real numbers both obey the commutative law; matrix multiplication does not. , xy = yx, for all elements x, y. ) The real numbers are a commutative ring. Rings of matrices are generally not commutative. commutator (1) An element of the form x −1 y −1 xy or xyx −1 y −1 in a group. , if and only if x and y commute.

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