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.
KeywordsConvex Cone Numerical Semigroup Commutative Semigroup Irreducible Element Canonical Homomorphism
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