### COMMUNICATIONS IN ALGEBRA®

Volume 32, Number 5, 2004

*CONTENTS*

The Prime Radical of the Special Lie Algebras and the Elementary

Chevalley Groups 1649
*A. Yu. Golubkov*

UJ^{es} (sI^{2}**)-Invariant Forms on Their Modules 1685**
*S. Yang and D. Wang*

Automorphisms of Finite Groups 1705
*S. O. Juriaans, J. M. de Miranda, and J. R. Roberto*

On Commutative F(75-Rings 1715
*C. T. Gueye and M. Sanghare*

Generating Permutation Groups 1729
*A. Lucchini, F. Menegazzo, and M. Morigi*

Irreducible Linear Groups of Degree 3 Over a Quaternion Division

Ring Containing a Root Subgroup 1747
*E. L. Bashkirov*

Algebraic and /^-Independent Sets in 2-Firs 1763
*A. Leroy and A. Ozturk*

On Semigroups of Intermediate Growth 1793
*L. M. Shneerson*

Boolean Metric Spaces and Boolean Algebraic Varieties 1805
*A. Aviles*

Some Homological Properties of Subring Retract and Applications to

Fixed Rings 1823
*N. Mahdou and H. Mouanis*

Joins of Projective Varieties: A Cancellation Theorem for Curves 1835
*E. Ballico*

On Positive Law Problems in the Class of Locally Graded Groups 1841
*B. Bajorska and O. Macedonska*

On Outer Automorphisms of Affine Lie Algebras 1847
*Q. Jin*

Forcing Linearity Numbers for Abelian Groups 1855
*L. Fuchs*

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*Contents Continued*

Signed Partition Algebras 1865
*M. Parvathi*

Modules with Chain Conditions on Non-essential Submodules 1881
*P. F. Smith and M. R. Vedadi*

*Subgroups of GL^R) for Local Rings R 1895*
*A. O. Kuku and M. Mahdavi-Hezavehi*

*On the Relation Between Finitistic and Good Filtration Dimensions 1903*
*V. Mazorchuk and A. E. Parker*

Semigroups of Transformations Preserving an Equivalence Relation

and a Cross-Section 1917
*J. Araujo and J. Konieczny*

Generalized Derivations with Invertible Values , . . 1937
*H. Komatsu and A. Nakajima*

Multiplication Modules in Which Every Prime Submodule Is Contained

in a Unique Maximal Submodule 1945
*G. Zhang, F. Wang, and W. Tong*

On Certain Subgroups of Semiprime Rings with Derivations 1961
*T.-L Wong*

An Algorithm for Computing the Global Basis of a Finite Dimensional

*Irreducible V**q**{so**2n+**\) or U**q**(so**2n**)-Module 1969*
*C. Lecouvey*

Composition Algebras Satisfying the Flexible Law 1997
*A. Elduque and H. C. Myung*

Integrally Closed Domains, Minimal Polynomials, and Null Ideals of

Matrices 2015
*S. Frisch*

Finite Groups with Some Subgroups of Prime Power Order

S'-Quasinormally Embedded 2019
*M. Asaad, A. A. Heliel, and M. E. Mohamed*

The Noncommutative Graded Positivstellensatz 2029
*/. Klep*

Loo Structures on Spaces with Three One-Dimensional Components 2041
*M. Daily*