A generalized dedekind-mertens lemma and its converse

Alberto Corso, William Heinzer, Craig Huneke

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We study content ideals of polynomials and their behavior under multiplication. We give a generalization of the Lemma of Dedekind-Mertens and prove the converse under suitable dimensionality restrictions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5095-5109
Number of pages15
JournalTransactions of the American Mathematical Society
Issue number12
StatePublished - 1998


  • Content ideal of a polynomial
  • Dedekind-mertens number
  • Dedekindmertens lemma
  • Integral closure of an ideal

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Mathematics
  • Applied Mathematics


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