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Rings graded by polycyclic-by-finite groups


Authors: William Chin and Declan Quinn
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 102 (1988), 235-241
MSC: Primary 16A03,; Secondary 16A27,16A33,16A55
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1988-0920979-3
MathSciNet review: 920979
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Abstract: We use the duality between group gradings and group actions to study polycyclic-by-finite group-graded rings. We show that, for such rings, graded Noetherian implies Noetherian and relate the graded Krull dimension to the Krull dimension. In addition we find a bound on the length of chains of prime ideals not containing homogeneous elements when the grading group is nilpotent-by-finite. These results have suitable corollaries for strongly group-graded rings. Our work extends several results on skew group rings, crossed products and group-graded rings.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1988-0920979-3
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