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International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 2006, Article ID 47390, 9 pages

Generalized lifting modules

1Department of Applied Mathematics, Lanzhou University of Technology, Lanzhou 730050, China
2Department of Mathematics, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, China

Received 6 March 2006; Accepted 12 March 2006

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We introduce the concepts of lifting modules and (quasi-)discrete modules relative to a given left module. We also introduce the notion of SSRS-modules. It is shown that (1) if M is an amply supplemented module and 0NNN0 an exact sequence, then M is N-lifting if and only if it is N-lifting and N-lifting; (2) if M is a Noetherian module, then M is lifting if and only if M is R-lifting if and only if M is an amply supplemented SSRS-module; and (3) let M be an amply supplemented SSRS-module such that Rad(M) is finitely generated, then M=KK, where K is a radical module and K is a lifting module.