Classical Groups

The four following types of groups,

1. linear groups,

2. orthogonal groups,

3. symplectic groups, and

4. unitary groups,

which were studied before more exotic types of groups (such as the sporadic groups) were discovered.

See also

Group, Group Theory, Orthogonal Group, Simple Group, Symplectic Group, Unitary Group

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Classical Groups." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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