Nearrings by James R. Clay
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Nearrings
By James R. Clay

Nearrings

Geneses and Applications

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Nearrings by James R. Clay

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Nearrings arise naturally in various ways, but most nearrings studied today arise as the endomorphisms of a group or cogroup object of a category. These nearrings are rings if the group object is also a cogroup object. During the first half of the twentieth century, nearfields were formalized and applications to sharply transitive groups and to foundations of geometry were utilized. Planar nearrings grew out of the geometric success of the planar nearfields and have found numerous applications to various branches of mathematics as well as to coding theory, cryptography, the design of statistical experiments, families of mutually orthogonal Latin squares and constructing planes with circles having radius and centre even though there is no metric involved. Even though nearrings may lack the extra symmetry of a ring, there is often a very sophisticated elegance in their structure. It has recently been observed that there is an abundance of symmetry in finite cirucular planar nearrings, which disappear if the nearring is a ring.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780198533986
ISBN-10: 0198533985
Format: Hardback
(242mm x 163mm x 32mm)
Pages: 480
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 19-Nov-1992
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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