*Editors*: D.G. Bourgin (Houston), J. Hausen (Houston), G.G. Johnson (Houston), B. Jóhnson (Nashville), J.W. Neuberger (Emory), B.H. Neumann (Australian National University)
*Managing Editor*: A. Lelek (Houston)
*Associate Managing Editor*: J.A. Johnson (Houston)

Houston Journal of Mathematics

*Contents*

**D. D. Anderson, D. F. Anderson, E. W. Johnson
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Some Ideal-Theoretic Conditions on a Noetherian Ring, pp. 1-10.

**George E. Andrews
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Multiple q-Series Identities, pp. 11-22.

**Zvi Arad, David Chillag
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Finite Groups Containing a Nilpotent Hall Subgroup of Even Order, pp. 23-32.

**Jack T. Goodykoontz, Jr.
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Hyperspaces of Arc-Smooth Continua, pp.
33-41.

**C. K. Gupta, N. D. Gupta
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Magnus Embeddings for Groups and Group Rings, pp. 43-52.

**Anthony W. Hager
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Metric-Discrete Uniform Spaces and Their Cozero Fields, pp. 53-72.

**Johnette Hassell
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On the Torsion Product of Valued Vector Spaces, pp. 73-82.

**A. Mader
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Exact Sequences of Completions of Abelian Groups With Linear Topology, pp.
83-95.

**Patrick Morton
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A Note on Recurrences Satisfied by Special Classes of Polynomials, pp.
97-101.

**Gregory B. Passty
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Preservation of the Asymptotic Behavior of a Nonlinear Contraction Semigroup by Backward Differencing, pp. 103-110.

**T. Pham-Gia
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On Infinite Convolutions of Uniform Distributions, pp. 111-114.

**M. L. Narayana Rao, K. Kuppu Swamy Rao
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Full Collineation Group of Foulser's Flag Transitive Plane of Order 25, pp. 115-120.

**Michael Rich
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The Peirce Decomposition in Associative and Alternative Rings, pp. 121-128.

**H. Silverman, E. M. Silvia
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Fixed Coefficients for Subclasses of Starlike Functions, pp. 129-136.

**E. D. Tymchatyn
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On Absolutely Essential Mappings, pp. 137-145.