Groups of Order Sixteen

When I first took abstract algebra, I loved theorems classifying all of the groups of a certain order. Here is a paper I would have loved, The Groups of Order Sixteen Made Easy. Normally, the classification of groups of order 16 is described in terms of group extensions and the theory of p groups. The author bypasses all that to give a more elementary derivation.

Via God Plays Dice.

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