By Shinsaku Fujita

This booklet is written to introduce a brand new method of stereochemical difficulties and to combinatorial enumerations in chemistry. This strategy is predicated on workforce the ory, yet varied from traditional methods followed through such a lot textbooks on chemical workforce thought. the variation sterns from their beginning issues: conjugate subgroups and conjugacy periods. the traditional textbooks take care of linear representations and personality ta bles of aspect teams. This truth means that they lay rigidity on conjugacy classesj in truth, such staff characters are decided for the respective conjugacy sessions. This procedure is flexible, on account that conjugacy periods should be simply acquired by way of ex amining each component of a gaggle. it truly is pointless to grasp the group-subgroup courting of the crowd, which isn't constantly effortless to procure. an analogous situa tion is right for chemical enumerations, notwithstanding those are based on permutation teams. hence, the P6lya-Redfield theorem (1935 and 1927) makes use of a cycle index that's composed of phrases linked to conjugacy classes.

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17) reveals the one-to-one correspondence (i {::::::} Hgi) between ß = {I, 2 ... ,n} and GIB == {Hgl> Hg21 ••• I Hg,,}. Then, we obtain i'" {::::::} Hgig. 3 is restat~d as follows. 5 A complete set 0/ different transitive permutatit>1/, repre'~9ittLiions 0/ G is identical with the complete set 0/ coset representati'O'ItS öl Q, Such a coset representation is originally concerned with a. Silt of cosets. However, the above discussions indicate that any set of objettives (in addition to the set of cosets) can be regarded as being subject to or as being governed by an appropriate coset representation (CR).

1f the relation (a rv b) is defined between a pair of elements a, b (E G) to mean that ab- 1 E H, then a rv b is an equivalence relation on G. Proof. 2 as follows. 1) aa- I = 1 EH. Hence, a rv a. , ab- I E H. Then H 3 (ab-It l = ba-I. Hence, b rv a. 3) Suppose a rv band b rv c; that is, ab- 1 E Hand bc- I E H. Hence, ac- 1 This means that a rv = a(b-1b)c- 1 = (ab-I)(bc- 1) EH. C. 7 indicates that a (right) coset by H (::; G) is an equivalence class. Hence, the coset decomposition represented by eq.

5 affords the following lemma. 2 A cycle (j1 h ... Pr) is odd il r is evenj and is even il r is 'odd. 2 provides the following discriminant. 6. 4 When apermutation the parity 0/ the permutation is D(v) = 0/ slnJ has a cycle structure represented by determined by fI(-l)(i-l)Vi ;=2 = {+1 ... -1 even ... odd. 6) This theorem implies that, if p and q (E s[n J) have the same eyde strueture (v), they have the same parity. This ean be restated; if they belong to the same eonjugaey dass, they have the same parity.