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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789812380999
  • Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/28/2002
  • Pages: 528
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Finite semigroups: An introduction to a unified theory of pseudovarieties 3
On existence varieties of regular semigroups 65
Varieties of languages 91
A short introduction to automatic group theory 133
An introduction to covers for semigroups 155
E[superscript *]-unitary inverse semigroups 195
Some results on semigroup-graded rings 215
Profinite groups and applications to finite semigroups 235
Dynamics of finite semigroups 269
Group presentations for a class of radical rings of matrices 293
Finite semigroups imposing tractable constraints 313
On the efficiency and deficiency of Rees matrix semigroups 331
Some pseudovariety joins involving groups and locally trivial semigroups 341
Partial action of groups on relational structures: A connection between model theory and profinite topology 349
Presentations for some monoids of partial transformations on a finite chain: A survey 363
Some relatives of automatic and hyperbolic groups 379
Operators on classes of regular languages 407
Automata in autonomous varieties 423
A sampler of a topological approach to inverse semigroups 437
Finite semigroups and the logical description of regular languages 463
Diamonds are forever: The variety DA 475
Decidability problems in finite semigroups 501
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