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On Social Groups and Relations

  • Karl Menger
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Abstract

A group of people is divided (1) into n fundamental groups and (2) into 2n attitude classes, the members of each class accepting just those belonging to a particular set of fundamental groups. Cohesiveness of the n·2n resulting classes, compatibility relations among them, and inextensible (maximal) cohesive sets are studied.

Key words

Group cohesiveness and compatibility social group. 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Karl Menger
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsIllinois Institute of TechnologyChicagoUSA

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