Affine group

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The fundamental group of transformations of an affine space. It is a subgroup of the projective group and is represented by those projective transformations that map a fixed hyperplane of the projective space into itself (cf. Projective transformation).

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Affine group. A.P. Shirokov (originator), Encyclopedia of Mathematics. URL:
This text originally appeared in Encyclopedia of Mathematics - ISBN 1402006098