Center of a semigroup

Content created by Egbert Rijke, Fredrik Bakke and Maša Žaucer.

Created on 2023-03-18.
Last modified on 2023-11-24.

module group-theory.centers-semigroups where
open import foundation.dependent-pair-types
open import foundation.identity-types
open import foundation.propositions
open import foundation.universe-levels

open import group-theory.central-elements-semigroups
open import group-theory.homomorphisms-semigroups
open import group-theory.semigroups
open import group-theory.subsemigroups


The center of a semigroup consists of those elements that are central.


module _
  {l : Level} (G : Semigroup l)

  subtype-center-Semigroup : type-Semigroup G  Prop l
  subtype-center-Semigroup = is-central-element-prop-Semigroup G

  center-Semigroup : Subsemigroup l G
  pr1 center-Semigroup = subtype-center-Semigroup
  pr2 center-Semigroup {x} {y} = is-central-element-mul-Semigroup G x y

  semigroup-center-Semigroup : Semigroup l
  semigroup-center-Semigroup = semigroup-Subsemigroup G center-Semigroup

  type-center-Semigroup : UU l
  type-center-Semigroup =
    type-Subsemigroup G center-Semigroup

  mul-center-Semigroup :
    (x y : type-center-Semigroup)  type-center-Semigroup
  mul-center-Semigroup = mul-Subsemigroup G center-Semigroup

  associative-mul-center-Semigroup :
    (x y z : type-center-Semigroup) 
    mul-center-Semigroup (mul-center-Semigroup x y) z 
    mul-center-Semigroup x (mul-center-Semigroup y z)
  associative-mul-center-Semigroup =
    associative-mul-Subsemigroup G center-Semigroup

  inclusion-center-Semigroup :
    type-center-Semigroup  type-Semigroup G
  inclusion-center-Semigroup =
    inclusion-Subsemigroup G center-Semigroup

  preserves-mul-inclusion-center-Semigroup :
    {x y : type-center-Semigroup} 
    inclusion-center-Semigroup (mul-center-Semigroup x y) 
    mul-Semigroup G
      ( inclusion-center-Semigroup x)
      ( inclusion-center-Semigroup y)
  preserves-mul-inclusion-center-Semigroup {x} {y} =
    preserves-mul-inclusion-Subsemigroup G center-Semigroup {x} {y}

  hom-inclusion-center-Semigroup :
    hom-Semigroup semigroup-center-Semigroup G
  hom-inclusion-center-Semigroup =
    hom-inclusion-Subsemigroup G center-Semigroup

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