Reduced zero-divisor graphs of posets

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North Eastern Hill University

Abstract

This paper investigates properties of the reduced zero-divisor graph of a poset. We show that a vertex is an annihilator prime ideal if and only if it is adjacent to all other annihilator prime ideals and there are always two annihilator prime ideals which are not adjacent to a non-annihilator prime ideal. We also classify all posets whose reduced zero-divisor graph is planar or toroidal and the number of distinct annihilator prime ideals is four or seven.

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