Mathematicae General Algebra and Applications 21(1) (2001) 13-19
ON EXPONENTIATION OF n-ARY HYPERALGEBRAS
Frantisek Bednarík and Josef Slapal
Department of Mathematics, Technical University of
616 69 Brno, Czech Republic
For n-ary hyperalgebras we study a binary operation of exponentiation which to a given pair of n-ary hyperalgebras assigns their power, i.e., an n-ary hyperalgebra carried by the corresponding set of homomorphisms. We give sufficient conditions for the existence of such a power and for a decent behaviour of the exponentiation. As a consequence of our investigations we discover a cartesian closed subcategory of the category of n-ary hyperalgebras and homomorphisms between them.
Keywords: n-ary hyperalgebra, medial hyperalgebra, diagonalhyperalgebra, power of hyperalgebras, cartesian closed category.
2000 Mathematics Subject Classification: 08A99, 08C05.
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Received 16 March 1999