Ring detail

Name: Bass's right-not-left perfect ring

Description: Let $S$ be the subset of infinite matrices over a countably infinite field $k$ which are nonzero only on finitely many entries above the diagonal. $R$ is the subring of the matrix ring generated by $S$ and the "infinite" identity matrix.

Keywords infinite matrix ring subring


  • T.-Y. Lam. A first course in noncommutative rings. (2013) @ pp 345-346

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Name Measure
cardinality $\aleph_0$
composition length left: $\infty$right: $\infty$
Name Description
Idempotents $\{0,1\}$