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*On the theory of groups, as depending on the symbolic equation*by Arthur Cayley, Philosophical Magazine, (Year 1854): This paper is the first correct attempt at a definition of group, though the definition is expressed differently from the modern definition. See the definition here.

^{}Title of the paper: On the theory of groups, as depending on the symbolic equation

Author: Arthur Cayley (Find other works by this author)

Year of publication: 1854

Journal of publication: *Philosophical Magazine*,