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The algebra of almost periodic functions
has infinite topological stable rank

Author: Fernando Daniel Suárez
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 124 (1996), 873-876
MSC (1991): Primary 46J10
MathSciNet review: 1307566
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Abstract: We show that if $A$ is the uniform algebra of almost periodic functions, then the set $U_n(A)=\{(a_1,\dotsc,a_n)\in A^n\colon\ \sum _{1\leq j\leq n}Aa_j=A\}$ cannot be dense in $A^n$ for any positive integer $n$.

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Fernando Daniel Suárez
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720
Address at time of publication: Instituto Argentino de Matemática, Vio monte 1636-1$^{o}$ Cpo.-1$^{o}$ Piso, 1055 Buenos Aires, Argentina

Keywords: Almost periodic functions, unimodulars, topological stable rank
Received by editor(s): July 12, 1994
Received by editor(s) in revised form: September 22, 1994
Additional Notes: The author is a Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
Communicated by: Dale Alspach
Article copyright: © Copyright 1996 American Mathematical Society