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In mathematics and theoretical physics, the term quantum group denotes various kinds of noncommutative algebra with additional structure. (Def: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_group)

In mathematics and theoretical physics, the term quantum group denotes various kinds of noncommutative algebra with additional structure. Reference: Wikipedia.

In general, a quantum group is some kind of Hopf algebra. There is no single, all-encompassing definition, but instead a family of broadly similar objects.

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