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Non-Associative Operations

by N. J. Lord (Tonbridge School, England)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
June, 1987

Subject classification(s): Abstract Algebra | Sets and Set Operations
Applicable Course(s): 4.2 Mod Algebra I & II | 4.7 Discrete Structures

The authors define the notion of "depth" to measure the extent to which an operation on a set is non-associative.


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