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  1. mapping class group(Noun)

    The group of self-homeomorphisms of a topological space, modulo homotopy.

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  1. Mapping class group

    In mathematics, in the sub-field of geometric topology, the mapping class group is an important algebraic invariant of a topological space. Briefly, the mapping class group is a discrete group of 'symmetries' of the space.


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