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A note on Moufang Veblen-Wedderburn systems

Author: M. L. Narayana Rao
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 24 (1970), 409-410
MSC: Primary 50.70; Secondary 20.00
MathSciNet review: 0259742
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Abstract: The purpose of this note is to show that a Veblen-Wedderburn system with multiplicative Moufang identity is a near field if its dimension $ d$ over its kern does not exceed $ 7$.

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Keywords: Veblen-Wedderburn systems, Moufang identity, projective planes, near fields, power associativity, di-associativity, associativity
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