On the variety generated by all nilpotent lattice-ordered groups

Authors:
V. V. Bludov and A. M. W. Glass

Journal:
Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. **358** (2006), 5179-5192

MSC (2000):
Primary 06F15, 20F18, 20F12

Published electronically:
July 25, 2006

MathSciNet review:
2238913

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Abstract: In 1974, J. Martinez introduced the variety of weakly Abelian lattice-ordered groups; it is defined by the identity

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**V. V. Bludov**

Affiliation:
Institute of Mathematics and Economics, Irkutsk State University, Irkutsk, 664003 Russia

Email:
bludov@math.isu.ru

**A. M. W. Glass**

Affiliation:
Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Rd., Cambridge CB3 0WB, England

Email:
amwg@dpmms.cam.ac.uk

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-06-03882-7

Keywords:
Nilpotent group,
residually torsion-free-nilpotent,
variety,
quasi-variety,
commutator calculus,
lattice-ordered group,
weakly Abelian

Received by editor(s):
December 27, 2003

Published electronically:
July 25, 2006

Additional Notes:
The first author was supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, grant no. 03-01-00320

Dedicated:
To Valerie Kopytov on his sixty-fifth birthday

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American Mathematical Society

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