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The Lattice of Fully Invariant Subgroups of the Cotorsion Hull ()

The paper considers the lattice of fully invariant subgroups of the cotorsion hull when a separable primary group T is an arbitrary direct sum of torsion-complete groups.The investigation of this problem in the case of a cotorsion hull is important because endomorphisms in this class of groups are completely defined by their action on the torsion part and for mixed groups the ring of endomorphisms is isomorphic to the ring of endomorphisms of the torsion part if and only if the group is a fully invariant subgroup of the cotorsion hull of its torsion part. In the considered case, the cotorsion hull is not fully transitive and hence it is necessary to introduce a new function which differs from an indicator and assigns an infinite matrix to each element of the cotorsion hull. The relation difined on the set of these matrices is different from the relation proposed by the autor in the countable case and better discribes the lower semilattice. The use of the relation essentially simplifies the verification of the required properties. It is proved that the lattice of fully invariant subgroups of the group is isomorphic to the lattice of filters of the lower semilattice.

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*Advances in Pure Mathematics*, Vol. 3 No. 8, 2013, pp. 670-679. doi: 10.4236/apm.2013.38090.

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