By J. Peetre, J. Penjam

This can be the English translation of Kaljulaid's 1979 Tartu/Minsk Candidate thesis, which initially was once typewritten in Russian and synthetic in now not such a lot of copies. The thesis used to be dedicated to illustration conception within the spirit of his thesis consultant B. I. Plotkin: representations of semigroups and algebras, specially extension to this case, and alertness of the idea of triangular fabricated from representations for teams brought via Plotkin. via illustration concept, Kaljulaid turned additionally drawn to automata thought, which at a later section grew to become his major niche. one other box of analysis issues combinatorics. in addition to being a very good and such a lot devoted mathematician Uno Kaljulaid used to be additionally a great deal drawn to the historical past of arithmetic. Kaljulaid used to be additionally very attracted to the educating and exposition, or popularization of arithmetic. there's a complete sequence of papers approximately algebraic issues, culminating in a super, uncomplicated - even though partially relatively philosophical - essay dedicated to Galois idea. one other such sequence is his first-class essay of Diophantine Geometry in a variety of installments, by means of his eloge to a different of his academics Yu. I. Manin. We think that the inclusion of those papers the following will make it extra attention-grabbing for novices, and maybe even give a contribution to attracting children to mathematics.IOS Press is a global technological know-how, technical and scientific writer of high quality books for teachers, scientists, and execs in all fields. many of the parts we submit in: -Biomedicine -Oncology -Artificial intelligence -Databases and knowledge structures -Maritime engineering -Nanotechnology -Geoengineering -All elements of physics -E-governance -E-commerce -The wisdom financial system -Urban stories -Arms keep an eye on -Understanding and responding to terrorism -Medical informatics -Computer Sciences

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97 Introduction In various branches of mathematics and its applications there arises a need to use representations, and so problems of their classiﬁcation become urgent; cf. [18, 20, 32, 46, 47, 50, 54, 65, 66, 86]. If one takes into account that a representation is a two-sorted algebraic system (a pair) then the systematics of representations is facilitated. The book [35] is 20 C HAPTER I. REPRESENTATIONS OF SEMIGROUPS AND ALGEBRAS written from this point of view, and, furthermore, there is visible evidence of this in the note [57] and in the survey [41].

One consequence of this fact deserves special attention because of an application in the last section. 1. Let A be an arbitrary (additively written) Abelian group, B an arbitrary group, and E the unit group. The acting group of the pair (A, E) (ZB, B) is isomorphic to AwrB. P ROOF. The proof amounts to applying the preceding formula to the pairs (A, E) and (ZB, B). Let us also give a sketch of the proof of formula (3), because of the lack of a suitable reference. 3. Triangular products and stability of representations 25 B2 2 Let there be given an arbitrary pair (A1 , B1 ).

68 3. Powers of the fundamental ideal and stability of representations of groups and semigroups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1. Preliminary topics; on the terminal of nilpotent groups . . . . . . . 2. Construction of stable representations of groups with the aid of the triangular product . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3. Generalized measure subgroups of ﬁnite groups . . . . . . . . . . 4. Mal’cev nilpotency and stability of semigroups .