Semigroup Theory and Its Applications: Proceedings of the 1994 Conference Commemorating the Work of Alfred H. Clifford

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In this volume the authors represent the leading areas of research in semigroup theory and its applications, both to other areas of mathematics and to areas outside mathematics. The editors include papers that survey Clifford's work on Clifford semigroups and trace the influence of Clifford's work on current semigroup theory. Also notable is a paper on applications from other areas of mathematics to semigroup theory, and a paper on an application of semigroup theory to theoretical computer science and mathematical logic. All workers in semigroup theory will find this volume invaluable.


1. Reminiscences of a friendship D. Miller; 2. Clifford's work on unions of groups G. Preston; 3. A survey on totally ordered semigroups K. Hofmann and J. Lawson; 4. The relationship of Clifford's work to the current theory of semigroups J. Rhodes; 5. Bands of semigroups B. Schein; 6. Isbell's zigzag theorem and its consequences J. Howie; 7. Maps implicit in the Jordan-Holder theorem A. Gleason; 8. Finite semigroups as categories, ordered semigroups or compact semigroups J.-E. Pin; 9. Principles underlying the degeneracy of models, the untyped lambda calculus K. Hofmann and M. Mislove; 10. Special involutions W. D. Munn.


'The authors of the survey papers represent the leading areas of research in semigroup theory and its applications.' L'Enseignement Mathematique 'All surveys are clearly written and the volume can well supplement an introductory text on semigroups.' European Mathematical Society Newsletter 'The contributions ... point to possible new areas of research and give important applications of semigroup theory to computer science and logic.' K. Auinger, International Mathematical News ' ... this wonderful volume of brilliant articles ... will enrich any library'. P. A. Grillet, Tulane University
EAN: 9780521576697
ISBN: 0521576695
Untertitel: 'New Studies in Economic and So'. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2003
Seitenanzahl: 176 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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