Weakly abnormal subgroup

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Definition

Symbol-free definition

A subgroup of a group is termed weakly abnormal or upward-closed self-normalizing or intermediately contranormal if it satisfies the following equivalent conditions:

  1. Every element of the group lies in the closure of this subgroup under the action by conjugation by the cyclic subgroup generated by that element.
  2. Every subgroup containing that subgroup is a self-normalizing subgroup of the whole group.
  3. The subgroup is a contranormal subgroup in every intermediate subgroup.

Definition with symbols

A subgroup H of a group G is termed weakly abnormal or upward-closed self-normalizing or intermediately contranormal if it satisfies the following equivalent conditions:

  1. Given any g \in G, g \in H^{\langle g \rangle}. Here H^{\langle g \rangle} is the smallest subgroup of G containing H, which is closed under the action by conjugation by the cyclic subgroup generated by g
  2. If H \le K \le G, then K is a self-normalizing subgroup of G.
  3. If H \le L \le G, then H is a contranormal subgroup of L.

Equivalence of definitions

For full proof, refer: Equivalence of definitions of weakly abnormal subgroup

Formalisms

In terms of the upward-closure operator

This property is obtained by applying the upward-closure operator to the property: self-normalizing subgroup
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H is weakly abnormal in G if and only if every subgroup of G containing H is self-normalizing.

In terms of the intermediately operator

This property is obtained by applying the intermediately operator to the property: contranormal subgroup
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H is weakly abnormal in G if and only if H is contranormal in every intermediate subgroup.

Relation with other properties

Stronger properties

Weaker properties

Metaproperties

Intermediate subgroup condition

YES: This subgroup property satisfies the intermediate subgroup condition: if a subgroup has the property in the whole group, it has the property in every intermediate subgroup.
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If a subgroup is weakly abnormal in the whole group, it is also weakly abnormal in every intermediate subgroup. For full proof, refer: Weak abnormality satisfies intermediate subgroup condition]]

Upward-closedness

This subgroup property is upward-closed: if a subgroup satisfies the property in the whole group, every intermediate subgroup also satisfies the property in the whole group
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If a subgroup is weakly abnormal in the whole group, then every subgroup containing it is also weakly abnormal in the whole group. For full proof, refer: Weak abnormality is upward-closed