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A characterization of the semigroup of matrix units

  • Bernard R. Gelbaum (a1) and Stephen Schanuel (a1)

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Let I be a set and let (I) denote the set consisting of the 0 matrix over I × I and the matrix units over I × I. Then for x, z in (I) and x≠0≠z, xyz≠0 has precisely one solution y. This and several other statements are shown to be equivalent characterizations of (I) regarded as a semigroup with zero.

1980 Mathematics subject classification (Amer. Math. Soc.): 20 M 10.

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