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lattice in a vector space

This entry is about the notion of lattice in group theory/quadratic form-theory. For other notions see at lattice (disambiguation).


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A lattice in the Cartesian space n\mathbb{R}^n is a discrete subgroup (of the underlying topological abelian group) that spans n\mathbb{R}^n as a vector space over \mathbb{R}.

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Revised on July 10, 2014 05:50:44 by Urs Schreiber (185.37.147.13)