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Elementary Divisor Domains as Endomorphism Rings

  • László FuchsEmail author
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Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 878)

Abstract

We consider modules over integral domains, and investigate direct sums of finite rank torsion-free modules whose endomorphism rings are completely integrally closed elementary divisor domains. The main result (Theorem 4.4) is a Krull-Schmidt-Azumaya type theorem: if a module A is a direct sum of finite rank torsion-free modules each of which is quasi-isomorphic to a member of a semi-rigid system with the mentioned type of endomorphism ring, then every summand of A admits the same kind of direct decomposition. The uniqueness of such decompositions is established up to quasi-isomorphism (Theorem 4.5).

Keywords

Torsion-free Quasi-isomorphic modules Elementary divisor domains Endomorphism rings Semi-rigid systems Direct decompositions 

Mathematics Subject Classification (2010)

Primary 13C05 13G05 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsTulane UniversityNew OrleansUSA

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