### Abstract

Let R be a prime ring with the extended centroid C, L a noncommutative Lie ideal of R and g a nonzero b-generalized derivation of R. For x,y R, let [x,y] = xy - yx. We prove that if [[⋯[[g(xn0),xn1],xn2],...],xnk] = 0 for all x L, where n0,n1,...,nk are fixed positive integers, then there exists λ C such that g(x) = λx for all x R except when R ⊂ M2(F), the 2 × 2 matrix ring over a field F. The analogous result for generalized skew derivations is also described. Our theorems naturally generalize the cases of derivations and skew derivations obtained by Lanski in [C. Lanski, An Engel condition with derivation, Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 118 (1993), 75-80, Skew derivations and Engel conditions, Comm. Algebra 42 (2014), 139-152.]

Original language | English |
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Article number | 1850046 |

Journal | Journal of Algebra and its Applications |

Volume | 17 |

Issue number | 3 |

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Publication status | Published - 2018 Mar 1 |

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- Algebra and Number Theory
- Applied Mathematics

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**An Engel condition with b -generalized derivations for Lie ideals.** / Liau, Pao Kuei; Liu, Cheng-Kai.

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N2 - Let R be a prime ring with the extended centroid C, L a noncommutative Lie ideal of R and g a nonzero b-generalized derivation of R. For x,y R, let [x,y] = xy - yx. We prove that if [[⋯[[g(xn0),xn1],xn2],...],xnk] = 0 for all x L, where n0,n1,...,nk are fixed positive integers, then there exists λ C such that g(x) = λx for all x R except when R ⊂ M2(F), the 2 × 2 matrix ring over a field F. The analogous result for generalized skew derivations is also described. Our theorems naturally generalize the cases of derivations and skew derivations obtained by Lanski in [C. Lanski, An Engel condition with derivation, Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 118 (1993), 75-80, Skew derivations and Engel conditions, Comm. Algebra 42 (2014), 139-152.]

AB - Let R be a prime ring with the extended centroid C, L a noncommutative Lie ideal of R and g a nonzero b-generalized derivation of R. For x,y R, let [x,y] = xy - yx. We prove that if [[⋯[[g(xn0),xn1],xn2],...],xnk] = 0 for all x L, where n0,n1,...,nk are fixed positive integers, then there exists λ C such that g(x) = λx for all x R except when R ⊂ M2(F), the 2 × 2 matrix ring over a field F. The analogous result for generalized skew derivations is also described. Our theorems naturally generalize the cases of derivations and skew derivations obtained by Lanski in [C. Lanski, An Engel condition with derivation, Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 118 (1993), 75-80, Skew derivations and Engel conditions, Comm. Algebra 42 (2014), 139-152.]

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