PUBLICATIONS DE L'INSTITUT MATHÉMATIQUE (BEOGRAD) (N.S.)
Vol. 53(67), pp. 45--51 (1993)
Idempotent separating congruences on an orthodox semigroup
Dragica N. Krgovi\'cMatematicki institut SANU, Beograd, Yugoslavia
Abstract: The least inverse congruence $Y$ on an orthodox semigroup $S$ was considered by Yamada  for the case where the band of idempotents of $S$ is normal. It was considered in the general orthodox case by Schein  and Hall . An explicit construction for idempotent separating congruences on an orthodox semigroup $S$ in terms of idempotent separating congruences on $S/Y$ was given by McAlister . In this paper we describe these congruences by inverse congruences contained in $\mu\circ Y$, where $\mu$ is the greatest idempotent separating congruence on $S$. Also, we obtain some mutually inverse complete lattice isomorphisms of intervals $[Y,\mu \circ Y]$ and $[\varepsilon,\mu]$, where $\varepsilon$ is the identity relation on $S$.
Classification (MSC2000): 20M19
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