In a recent paper of the author the well-known Vagner-Preston Theorem on inverse semigroups was generalized to include a wider class of semigroups, namely right normal right inverse semigroups. In an attempt to generalize the theorem to include all right inverse semigroups, the notion of μ – μi transformations is introduced in the present paper. It is possible to construct a right inverse band BM(X) of μ – μi transformations. From this a set AM(X) for which left and right units are in BM(X) and satisfying certain conditions is constructed. The semigroup AM(X) so constructed is a right inverse semigroup. Conversely every right inverse semigroup can be isomorphically embedded in a right inverse semigroup constructed in this way.
1980 Mathematics subject classification (Amer. Math. Soc.): 20 M 20.