Results in Mathematics

, Volume 18, Issue 3–4, pp 286–297 | Cite as

Near-Rings of Invariants

  • C. J. Maxson
  • L. van Wyk


For a group S acting on a group G we let I(S,G) = {ƒ: G → G ƒ σ(x) = ƒ (x), ∈ G, σ ∈ S}, the near-ring of invariants of (S,G). In this paper we investigate the transfer of information between the ideal structure of I(S,G) and the group action (S, G).


Group Action Normal Subgroup Constant Function Maximal Element Left Ideal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. J. Maxson
    • 1
  • L. van Wyk
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsTexas A&M UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsUniversity of StellenboschStellenboschSouth Africa

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