Inverse zero-sum problems II

@article{Schmid2008InverseZP,
  title={Inverse zero-sum problems II},
  author={Wolfgang A. Schmid},
  journal={arXiv: Number Theory},
  year={2008}
}
  • W. Schmid
  • Published 24 January 2008
  • Mathematics
  • arXiv: Number Theory
Let $G$ be an additive finite abelian group. A sequence over $G$ is called a minimal zero-sum sequence if the sum of its terms is zero and no proper subsequence has this property. Davenport's constant of $G$ is the maximum of the lengths of the minimal zero-sum sequences over $G$. Its value is well-known for groups of rank two. We investigate the structure of minimal zero-sum sequences of maximal length for groups of rank two. Assuming a well-supported conjecture on this problem for groups of… 

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