# The Equationally-Defined Commutator [electronic resource] : A Study in Equational Logic and Algebra / by Janusz Czelakowski.

##### By: Czelakowski, Janusz [author.]

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Material type: TextPublisher: Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Birkhäuser, 2015Edition: 1st ed. 2015Description: IX, 292 p. 3 illus. online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783319212005Subject(s): Mathematics | Associative rings | Rings (Algebra) | Commutative algebra | Commutative rings | Group theory | Mathematics | Group Theory and Generalizations | Commutative Rings and Algebras | Associative Rings and AlgebrasAdditional physical formats: Printed edition:: No titleDDC classification: 512.2 LOC classification: QA174-183Online resources: Click here to access onlineItem type | Current location | Collection | Call number | Status | Date due | Barcode | Item holds |
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Introduction -- Basic Properties of Quasivarieties -- Commutator Equations and the Equationally Defined Commutator -- Centralization Relations -- Additivity of the Equationally Defined Commutator -- Modularity and Related Topics -- Additivity of the Equationally Defined Commutator and Relatively Congruence-Distributive Dub quasivarieties -- More on Finitely Generated Quasivarieties -- Commutator Laws in Finitely Generated Quasivarieties -- Appendix 1: Algebraic Lattices.- Appendix 2: A Proof of Theorem 3.3.4 for Relatively Congruence-Modular Quasivarieties -- Appendix 3: Inferential Bases for Relatively Congruence-Modular Quasivarieties.

This monograph introduces and explores the notions of a commutator equation and the equationally-defined commutator from the perspective of abstract algebraic logic. An account of the commutator operation associated with equational deductive systems is presented, with an emphasis placed on logical aspects of the commutator for equational systems determined by quasivarieties of algebras. The author discusses the general properties of the equationally-defined commutator, various centralization relations for relative congruences, the additivity and correspondence properties of the equationally-defined commutator, and its behavior in finitely generated quasivarieties. Presenting new and original research not yet considered in the mathematical literature, The Equationally-Defined Commutator will be of interest to professional algebraists and logicians, as well as graduate students and other researchers interested in problems of modern algebraic logic.

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