Boolean ring

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Named after George Boole (1815–1864), an English mathematician, educator, philosopher and logician.

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Boolean ring (plural Boolean rings)

  1. (algebra) A ring whose multiplicative operation is idempotent.
    From the defining idempotency property of a Boolean ring it is possible to prove that such ring has to have the further properties that each element is its own inverse and that such ring must be commutative.

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