51. CMB 2005 (vol 48 pp. 80)
 Herman, Allen; Li, Yuanlin; Parmenter, M. M.

Trivial Units for Group Rings with $G$adapted Coefficient Rings
For each finite group $G$ for which the integral group ring
$\mathbb{Z}G$ has only trivial units, we give ringtheoretic
conditions for a commutative ring $R$ under which the group ring
$RG$ has nontrivial units. Several examples of rings satisfying
the conditions and rings not satisfying the conditions are given.
In addition, we extend a wellknown result for fields by showing
that if $R$ is a ring of finite characteristic and $RG$ has only
trivial units, then $G$ has order at most 3.
Categories:16S34, 16U60, 20C05 

52. CMB 2004 (vol 47 pp. 343)
 Drensky, Vesselin; Hammoudi, Lakhdar

Combinatorics of Words and Semigroup Algebras Which Are Sums of Locally Nilpotent Subalgebras
We construct new examples of nonnil algebras with any number of
generators, which are direct sums of two
locally nilpotent subalgebras. Like all previously known examples, our examples
are contracted semigroup algebras and the underlying semigroups are unions
of locally nilpotent subsemigroups.
In our constructions we make more
transparent
than in the past the close relationship between the considered problem
and combinatorics of words.
Keywords:locally nilpotent rings,, nil rings, locally nilpotent semigroups,, semigroup algebras, monomial algebras, infinite words Categories:16N40, 16S15, 20M05, 20M25, 68R15 

53. CMB 2004 (vol 47 pp. 445)
 Pirkovskii, A. Yu.

Biprojectivity and Biflatness for Convolution Algebras of Nuclear Operators
For a locally compact group $G$, the convolution product on
the space $\nN(L^p(G))$ of nuclear operators was defined by Neufang
\cite{Neuf_PhD}. We study homological properties of the convolution algebra
$\nN(L^p(G))$ and relate them to some properties of the group $G$,
such as compactness, finiteness, discreteness, and amenability.
Categories:46M10, 46H25, 43A20, 16E65 

54. CMB 2003 (vol 46 pp. 14)
55. CMB 2002 (vol 45 pp. 499)
 Bahturin, Yu. A.; Zaicev, M. V.

Group Gradings on Matrix Algebras
Let $\Phi$ be an algebraically closed field of characteristic zero,
$G$ a finite, not necessarily abelian, group. Given a $G$grading on
the full matrix algebra $A = M_n(\Phi)$, we decompose $A$ as the
tensor product of graded subalgebras $A = B\otimes C$, $B\cong M_p
(\Phi)$ being a graded division algebra, while the grading of $C\cong
M_q (\Phi)$ is determined by that of the vector space $\Phi^n$. Now
the grading of $A$ is recovered from those of $A$ and $B$ using a
canonical ``induction'' procedure.
Category:16W50 

56. CMB 2002 (vol 45 pp. 711)
 Yoshii, Yoji

Classification of Quantum Tori with Involution
Quantum tori with graded involution appear as coordinate algebras of
extended affine Lie algebras of type $\rmA_1$, $\rmC$ and $\BC$.
We classify them in the category of algebras with involution. From
this, we obtain precise information on the root systems of extended
affine Lie algebras of type $\rmC$.
Category:16W50 

57. CMB 2002 (vol 45 pp. 451)
 Allison, Bruce; Smirnov, Oleg

Coordinatization Theorems For Graded Algebras
In this paper we study simple associative algebras with finite
$\mathbb{Z}$gradings. This is done using a simple algebra $F_g$
that has been constructed in Morita theory from a bilinear form
$g\colon U\times V\to A$ over a simple algebra $A$. We show that
finite $\mathbb{Z}$gradings on $F_g$ are in one to one
correspondence with certain decompositions of the pair $(U,V)$. We
also show that any simple algebra $R$ with finite
$\mathbb{Z}$grading is graded isomorphic to $F_g$ for some
bilinear from $g\colon U\times V \to A$, where the grading on $F_g$
is determined by a decomposition of $(U,V)$ and the coordinate
algebra $A$ is chosen as a simple ideal of the zero component $R_0$
of $R$. In order to prove these results we first prove similar
results for simple algebras with Peirce gradings.
Category:16W50 

58. CMB 2002 (vol 45 pp. 388)
 Gille, Philippe

AlgÃ¨bres simples centrales de degrÃ© 5 et $E_8$
As a consequence of a theorem of RostSpringer, we establish that the
cyclicity problem for central simple algebra of degree~5 on fields
containg a fifth root of unity is equivalent to the study of
anisotropic elements of order 5 in the split group of type~$E_8$.
Keywords:algÃ¨bres simples centrales, cohomologie galoisienne Categories:16S35, 12G05, 20G15 

59. CMB 2002 (vol 45 pp. 448)
60. CMB 2002 (vol 45 pp. 11)
61. CMB 2001 (vol 44 pp. 27)
62. CMB 2000 (vol 43 pp. 413)
63. CMB 2000 (vol 43 pp. 3)
 Adin, Ron; Blanc, David

Resolutions of Associative and Lie Algebras
Certain canonical resolutions are described for free associative and
free Lie algebras in the category of nonassociative algebras. These
resolutions derive in both cases from geometric objects, which in turn
reflect the combinatorics of suitable collections of leaflabeled
trees.
Keywords:resolutions, homology, Lie algebras, associative algebras, nonassociative algebras, Jacobi identity, leaflabeled trees, associahedron Categories:18G10, 05C05, 16S10, 17B01, 17A50, 18G50 

64. CMB 2000 (vol 43 pp. 100)
65. CMB 2000 (vol 43 pp. 79)
66. CMB 2000 (vol 43 pp. 60)
 Farkas, Daniel R.; Linnell, Peter A.

Trivial Units in Group Rings
Let $G$ be an arbitrary group and let $U$ be a subgroup of the
normalized units in $\mathbb{Z}G$. We show that if $U$ contains $G$
as a subgroup of finite index, then $U = G$. This result can be used
to give an alternative proof of a recent result of Marciniak and
Sehgal on units in the integral group ring of a crystallographic group.
Keywords:units, trace, finite conjugate subgroup Categories:16S34, 16U60 

67. CMB 1999 (vol 42 pp. 298)
68. CMB 1999 (vol 42 pp. 401)
 Swain, Gordon A.; Blau, Philip S.

Lie Derivations in Prime Rings With Involution
Let $R$ be a nonGPI prime ring with involution and characteristic
$\neq 2,3$. Let $K$ denote the skew elements of $R$, and $C$ denote
the extended centroid of $R$. Let $\delta$ be a Lie derivation of $K$
into itself. Then $\delta=\rho+\epsilon$ where $\epsilon$ is an
additive map into the skew elements of the extended centroid of $R$
which is zero on $[K,K]$, and $\rho$ can be extended to an ordinary
derivation of $\langle K\rangle$ into $RC$, the central closure.
Categories:16W10, 16N60, 16W25 

69. CMB 1999 (vol 42 pp. 371)
70. CMB 1999 (vol 42 pp. 174)
 Ferrero, Miguel; Sant'Ana, Alveri

Rings With Comparability
The class of rings studied in this paper properly contains the
class of right distributive rings which have at least one
completely prime ideal in the Jacobson radical. Amongst other
results we study prime and semiprime ideals, right noetherian rings
with comparability and prove a structure theorem for rings with
comparability. Several examples are also given.
Categories:16U99, 16P40, 16D14, 16N60 

71. CMB 1998 (vol 41 pp. 481)
72. CMB 1998 (vol 41 pp. 452)
 Brešar, Matej; Martindale, W. S.; Miers, C. Robert

Dependent automorphisms in prime rings
For each $n\geq 4$ we construct a class of examples of a minimal
$C$dependent set of $n$ automorphisms of a prime ring $R$, where $C$
is the extended centroid of $R$. For $n=4$ and $n=5$ it is shown that
the preceding examples are completely general, whereas for $n=6$ an
example is given which fails to enjoy any of the nice properties of
the above example.
Categories:16N60, 16W20 

73. CMB 1998 (vol 41 pp. 359)
74. CMB 1998 (vol 41 pp. 261)
75. CMB 1998 (vol 41 pp. 81)
 Lanski, Charles

The cardinality of the center of a $\PI$ ring
The main result shows that if $R$ is a semiprime ring satisfying
a polynomial identity, and if $Z(R)$ is the center of $R$, then
$\card R \leq 2^{\card Z(R)}$. Examples show that this bound can
be achieved, and that the inequality fails to hold for rings which
are not semiprime.
Categories:16R20, 16N60, 16R99, 16U50 
