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A characterization of free abelian groups


Author: Juris Steprāns
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 93 (1985), 347-349
MSC: Primary 20K20; Secondary 20A15
MathSciNet review: 770551
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Abstract: In the category of abelian groups, being free is equivalent to having a discrete norm.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1985-0770551-0
PII: S 0002-9939(1985)0770551-0
Keywords: Abelian group, norm, stationary set
Article copyright: © Copyright 1985 American Mathematical Society