(CAUL, University of St Andrews, UK)
25/11/2005 Sexta-feira, 25 de Novembro de 2005, 16h30, Anfiteatro
Sessão Comemorativa dos 25 Anos do CAUL, Dia Nacional da Cultura Científica, CAUL
Relative rank is an algebraic notion of size, initially considered in the study of infinite semigroups. These notions go far beyond traditional semigroup theory and have applications in linear algebra, ordered sets and topology. In this talk some of key results in this area will be discussed.