Quotient-transitive subgroup property

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Definition

Definition with symbols

Let p be a subgroup property. Then, p is said to be quotient-transitive if whenever H is a subgroup of G such that there is a normal subgroup N of G contained in H then the first of these implies the second:

  • N satisfies p in G and H/N satisfies p in G/N.
  • H satisfies p in G.

In terms of the quotient-composition operator

A subgroup property p is termed quotient-transitive if it is transitive with respect to the quotient-composition operator.

Property theory

Related metaproperties

Remedies for lack of quotient-transitivity

There are three general ways to pass from a subgroup property to a quotient-transitive variation. These are analogous to the three ways to pass to an analogous transitive subgroup property.

Naturally arising quotient-transitive subgroup properties

Because of invariance

Any invariance property with respect to a quotient-hereditary function property is quotient-transitive. Examples are: