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Semigroup Theory and its Applications

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

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D. Miller, G. Preston, K. Hofmann, J. Rhodes, B. Schein, J. Howie, A. Gleason, J.-E. Pin, M. Mislove, W. D. Munn
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  • Date Published: May 1996
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521576697

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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.

    • Contributors are leading authorities
    • Contains only survey articles
    • Articles of historical interest too
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    "...this wonderful volume of brilliant articles...will enrich any library." London Mathematical Society Lecture Notes

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    • Date Published: May 1996
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521576697
    • length: 176 pages
    • dimensions: 228 x 151 x 12 mm
    • weight: 0.253kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    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–Hölder 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.

  • Editors

    Karl H. Hofmann, Technische Hochschule Darmstadt, Germany

    Michael W. Mislove, Tulane University, Louisiana


    D. Miller, G. Preston, K. Hofmann, J. Rhodes, B. Schein, J. Howie, A. Gleason, J.-E. Pin, M. Mislove, W. D. Munn

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