In group theory, a branch of mathematics, a core is any of certain special normal subgroups of a group. The two most common types are the normal core of a subgroup and the p-core of a group.
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... There is some variance in the literature in defining the p′-coreof G ... A few authors in only a few papers (for instance Thompson's N-grouppapers, but not his later work) define the p′-coreof an insoluble groupG as the p′-coreof its solvable radical ...
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“True, there are architects so called in this country, and I have heard of one at least possessed with the idea of making architectural ornaments have a core of truth, a necessity, and hence a beauty, as if it were a revelation to him. All very well perhaps from his point of view, but only a little better than the common dilettantism.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)