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Ordered Algebraic Structures

Proceedings of the Curaçao Conference, sponsored by the Caribbean Mathematics Foundation, June 26–30, 1995

  • W. Charles Holland
  • Jorge Martinez

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Norman L. Alling
    Pages 43-79
  3. Richard N. Ball, James N. Hagler
    Pages 81-121
  4. Bernhard Banaschewski
    Pages 123-148
  5. Robert T. Finn, Jorge Martinez, Warren W. McGovern
    Pages 149-166
  6. Paul F. Conrad, Michael R. Darnel
    Pages 167-182
  7. Manfred Droste, Rüdiger Göbel
    Pages 183-215
  8. Franz-Viktor Kuhlmann, Salma Kuhlmann
    Pages 237-259
  9. Suzanne Larson
    Pages 261-275
  10. L. V. Welch, S. A. Adeleke
    Pages 315-332

About this book

Introduction

The conference on Ordered Algebraic Structures held in Curat;ao, from the 26th of June through the 30th of June, 1995, at the Avila Beach Hotel, marked the eighth year of ac­ tivities by the Caribbean Mathematics Foundation (abbr. CMF), which was the principal sponsor of this conference. CMF was inaugurated in 1988 with a conference on Ordered Algebraic Structures. During the years between these two conferences the field has changed sufficiently, both from my point of view and, I believe, that of my co-organizer, W. Charles Holland, to make one wonder about the label "Ordered Algebraic Structures" itself. We recognized this from the start, and right away this conference carried a subtitle, or, if one prefers, an agenda: we concentrated on the one hand, on traditional themes in the theory of ordered groups, including model-theoretic aspects, and, on the other hand, on matters in which topology (more precisely C(X)-style topology) and category theory would play a prominent role. Plainly, ordered algebra has many faces, and it is becoming increas­ ingly difficult to organize an intimate conference, such as the ones encouraged in the series sponsored by CMF, in this area on a broad set of themes. These proceedings reflect, accurately we think, the spirit of the conferees, but it is not a faithful record of the papers presented at the conference.

Keywords

Algebraic structure Category theory Lattice Vector space algebra commutative property model theory ultraproduct

Editors and affiliations

  • W. Charles Holland
    • 1
  • Jorge Martinez
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsBowling Green State UniversityBowling GreenUSA
  2. 2.Caribbean Mathematics Foundation, Department of MathematicsUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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