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On algebras satisfying the identity $ (yx)x+x(xy)=2(xy)x$

Author: Robert A. Chaffer
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 31 (1972), 376-380
MathSciNet review: 0288153
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Abstract: Simple, strictly power-associative algebras satisfying the identity $ (yx)x + x(xy) = 2(xy)x$ over a field of characteristic not 2 or 3 have been classified by F. Kosier as commutative Jordan, quasi-associative, or of degree less than three. In the present paper those of degree three or greater are shown to be commutative, which eliminates the quasi-associative case mentioned above.

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Keywords: Noncommutative Jordan algebra, flexible algebra, strictly power-associative, degree of an algebra, stable algebra
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