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Semigroup Forum

Semigroup Forum

Managing editors: J.D. Lawson; J.-É. Pin; M. Volkov

ISSN: 0037-1912 (print version)
ISSN: 1432-2137 (electronic version)

Journal no. 233

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    Semigroup Forum is a platform for speedy and efficient transmission of information on current research in semigroup theory.

    Scope: Algebraic semigroups, topological semigroups, partially ordered semigroups, semigroups of measures and harmonic analysis on semigroups, numerical semigroups, transformation semigroups, semigroups of operators, and applications of semigroup theory to other disciplines such as ring theory, category theory, automata, logic, etc.

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