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The Derksen invariant vs. the Makar-Limanov invariant

Authors: Anthony Crachiola and Stefan Maubach
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 131 (2003), 3365-3369
MSC (2000): Primary 14R05; Secondary 13N15
Published electronically: June 19, 2003
MathSciNet review: 1990624
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Abstract: In this article it is shown that the Makar-Limanov invariant of a ring (or variety) can be trivial while the Derksen invariant is not, and vice versa.

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Anthony Crachiola
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48202

Stefan Maubach
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, University of Nijmegen, Toernooiveldt, 6525 ED Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Keywords: Makar-Limanov invariant, Derksen invariant, ring invariant, locally nilpotent derivation
Received by editor(s): June 12, 2002
Published electronically: June 19, 2003
Communicated by: Bernd Ulrich
Article copyright: © Copyright 2003 American Mathematical Society