The invariance of physical laws to a coordinate change suggests a symmetry group structure. Can the operations of cordinate transformation be written as group operations? What is the group?

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- Nov 26th 2012, 07:27 AMZamzenInvariance of physical laws (Tensors)
The invariance of physical laws to a coordinate change suggests a symmetry group structure. Can the operations of cordinate transformation be written as group operations? What is the group?

- Nov 30th 2012, 10:52 AMHallsofIvyRe: Invariance of physical laws (Tensors)
First, that looks like a homework problem. Second, the resulting group depends upon what the transformations are.