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Abstract and Applied Analysis
Volume 2014, Article ID 436417, 8 pages
Research Article

Combinatorial Properties and Characterization of Glued Semigroups

1Departamento de Matemáticas, Universidad de Cádiz, Puerto Real, 11510 Cádiz, Spain
2Departamento de Matemáticas, Universidad de Cádiz, Jerez de la Frontera, 11405 Cádiz, Spain

Received 26 September 2013; Accepted 12 October 2013; Published 17 April 2014

Academic Editor: Maria Gandarias

Copyright © 2014 J. I. García-García 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.


This work focuses on the combinatorial properties of glued semigroups and provides its combinatorial characterization. Some classical results for affine glued semigroups are generalized and some methods to obtain glued semigroups are developed.