On the Hypergroups Associated with $n$-ary Relations


  • S. Govindarajan Department of Mathematics, A.V.C. College (Autonomous), Mannampadal 609305, Tami Nadu
  • G. Ramesh P.G. and Research Department of Mathematics, Ramnujan Research Centre, Govt. Arts College (Autonomous), Kumbakonam 612001, Tamil Nadu




$n$-ary relations, Hypergroups, Joinspces


The paper deals with hypergroupoids associated with $n$-ary $3n\ge 35$ relations. We give necessary and sufficient condition for an $n$-ary relation such that the hypergroupoid associated with it is a hypergroup or a joinspace. First we analyze for sufficient condition using ternary relation such that the hypergroupoid associated with it is a hypergroup or a joinspace and then we generalize it for an $n$-ary relation.


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How to Cite

Govindarajan, S., & Ramesh, G. (2014). On the Hypergroups Associated with $n$-ary Relations. Journal of Informatics and Mathematical Sciences, 6(2), 61–76. https://doi.org/10.26713/jims.v6i2.244



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