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Name of the Norwegian mathematician Abel + -ian. (Wiktionary)

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  • With one proviso, the models of this set of sentences are precisely the structures that mathematicians know as abelian groups.

    Model Theory

  • Niels Henrik Abel; even so, most modern authors leave the term "abelian" uncapitalized. complex numbers are abelian groups with the group operation being addition.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • Abelian groups are named for the mathematician [[Niels Henrik Abel]]; even so, most modern authors leave the term "abelian" uncapitalized.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • I can find no references to abelian grapes I know there's a pun involved, but even my former-math-major husband can't get it specific or "Because for that is what we are doing" that don't trace back to ML.

    Making Light: Open thread 137

  • The abelian grape joke is by far the best mathematical pun ever not that the competition is terribly strong.

    Making Light: Open thread 137

  • The proof uses beautiful physical intuition about the dynamics of non-abelian gauge theories in two dimensions.

    What is String Theory Good For (Part I)? « Imaginary Potential

  • At 7, he could discuss Boolean algebra, abelian groups, and other advanced math concepts.

    Testing for Kindergarten

  • This way round it can't be done, since one can have two abelian groups with the same 0 and minus but different plus functions.

    Model Theory

  • Apart from the fact that it uses a formal first-order language, this is exactly the algebraists 'usual definition of the class of abelian groups; model theory formalises a kind of definition that is extremely common in mathematics.

    Model Theory

  • Now the defining axioms for abelian groups have three kinds of symbol (apart from punctuation).

    Model Theory

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