Cancellative Semigroups

  • P. A. Grillet
Part of the Advances in Mathematics book series (ADMA, volume 2)


One of the oldest results in semigroup theory embeds cancellative commutative semigroups into abelian groups, by a construction which also completes ℕ into ℤ and embeds integral domains into fields.


Convex Cone Numerical Semigroup Commutative Semigroup Irreducible Element Canonical Homomorphism 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. A. Grillet
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  1. 1.Tulane UniversityNew OrleansUSA

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