International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences

Volume 15 (1992), Issue 1, Pages 91-102

doi:10.1155/S0161171292000103

## Commutative rings with homomorphic power functions

# David E. Dobbs,^{1} John O. Kiltinen,^{2} and Bobby J. Orndorff^{3}

^{1}Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37996-1300, TN, USA^{2}Department of Mathematics & Comp. Sci., Northern Michigan University, Marquette 49855-5340, MI, USA^{3}Department of Mathematics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg 24061-0106, VA, USA

Received 25 July 1990; Revised 15 August 1991

Copyright © 1992 David E. Dobbs et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

#### Abstract

A (commutative) ring