Projective General Linear Group

The projective general linear group PGL_n(q) is the group obtained from the general linear group GL_n(q) on factoring by the scalar matrices contained in that group.

See also

General Linear Group, Projective General Orthogonal Group, Projective General Unitary Group

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Conway, J. H.; Curtis, R. T.; Norton, S. P.; Parker, R. A.; and Wilson, R. A. "The Groups GL_n(q), SL_n(q), PGL_n(q), and PSL_n(q)=L_n(q)." §2.1 in Atlas of Finite Groups: Maximal Subgroups and Ordinary Characters for Simple Groups. Oxford, England: Clarendon Press, p. x, 1985.

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Projective General Linear Group." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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