Congruence lattices of finite algebras the characterization problem and the role of binary operations by T. Ihringer

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  • Congruence lattices.,
  • Representations of congruence lattices.,
  • Algebra, Universal.

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Bibliography: p. 37-39.

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StatementThomas Ihringer.
SeriesAlgebra Berichte -- Nr. 53., Algebra Berichte -- Nr. 53.
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Pagination39 p. :
Number of Pages39
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Open LibraryOL16601917M
ISBN 103889270255

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