Affine Group

The set of all nonsingular affine transformations of a translation in space constitutes a group known as the affine group. The affine group contains the full linear group and the group of translations as subgroups.

See also

Affine Complex Plane, Affine Equation, Affine Geometry, Affine Hull, Affine Plane, Affine Space, Affine Transformation

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Birkhoff, G. and Mac Lane, S. A Survey of Modern Algebra, 5th ed. New York: Macmillan, p. 237, 1996.

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Affine Group." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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