publication . Thesis . 2007

Non-unique Product Groups on Two Generators

Carter, William Paul;
Open Access
  • Published: 26 Apr 2007
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
Abstract
The main purpose of this paper is to better understand groups that do not have the unique product property. In particular, the goal is to better understand Promislow's example, G, of such a group. In doing so, we will develop methods for generating examples of other sets that do not have the unique product property. With these methods we can show that there exists other distinct 14 element, square, non-unique product sets in G that are not inversions or translations. Also, this paper answers the question as to whether every non-unique product set can have only 14 elements in the negative by producing a 17 element square n.u.p. set. The secondary purpose of this ...
Subjects
free text keywords: group ring, unique product property
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