Holomorphic Structure of Middle Bol Loops

Document Type: Original Article

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1 Department Of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.

2 Department Of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria

3 Department Of Mathematics, College of Physical Sciences, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria.

4 Department Of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, Lagos State University, Lagos, Nigeria.

Abstract

A loop $(Q,\cdot,\backslash,/)$ is called a middle Bol loop if it obeys the identity $x(yz\backslash x)=(x/z)(y\backslash x)$.
To every right (left) Bol loop corresponds a middle Bol loop via an isostrophism. In this paper, the structure of the holomorph of a middle Bol loop is explored. For some special types of automorphisms, the holomorph of a commutative loop is shown to be a commutative middle Bol loop if and only if the loop is a middle Bol loop and its automorphism group is abelian and a subgroup of both the group of middle regular mappings and the right multiplication group. It was found that commutativity (flexibility) is a necessary and sufficient condition for holomorphic invariance under the existing isostrophy between middle Bol loops and the corresponding right (left) Bol loops. The right combined holomorph of a middle Bol loop and its corresponding right (left) Bol loop was shown to be equal to the holomorph of the middle Bol loop if and only if the automorphism group is abelian and a subgroup of the multiplication group of the middle Bol loop. The obedience of an identity dependent on automorphisms was found to be a necessary and sufficient condition for the left combined holomorph of a middle Bol loop and its corresponding left Bol loop to be equal to the holomorph of the middle Bol loop.

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