Shorted operators relative to a partial order in a regular ring

Brian Blackwood, S. K. Jain, K. M. Prasad, Ashish K. Srivastava

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In this article, the explicit form of maximal elements, known as shorted operators, in a subring of a von Neumann regular ring, has been obtained. As an application of the main theorem, the unique shorted operator (of electrical circuits), which was introduced by Anderson-Trapp, has been derived.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4141-4152
Number of pages12
JournalCommunications in Algebra
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 11-2009


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Algebra and Number Theory

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