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International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 23 (2000), Issue 1, Pages 37-43

Recapturing semigroup compactifications of a group from those of its closed normal subgroups

1Department of Mathematics, University of Birjand, Birjand, Iran
2Department of Mathematics, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Received 8 January 1998; Revised 20 June 1998

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We know that if S is a subsemigroup of a semitopological semigroup T, and 𝔉 stands for one of the spaces 𝒜𝒫,𝒲𝒜𝒫,𝒮𝒜𝒫,𝒟 or 𝒞, and (ϵ,T𝔉) denotes the canonical 𝔉-compactification of T, where T has the property that 𝔉(S)=𝔉(T)|s, then (ϵ|s,ϵ(S)¯) is an 𝔉-compactification of S. In this paper, we try to show the converse of this problem when T is a locally compact group and S is a closed normal subgroup of T. In this way we construct various semigroup compactifications of T from the same type compactifications of S.