# semirings: two monoids as one, in holy haskimony

Haskellers are usually familiar with monoids and semigroups. A monoid has an appending operation `<>`

(or `mappend`

),
and an identity element, `mempty`

. A semigroup has an appending `<>`

operation, but does not require a `mempty`

element.

A Semiring has two appending operations, `plus`

and `times`

, and two respective identity elements, `zero`

and `one`

.

More formally, a Semiring R is a set equipped with two binary relations `+`

and `*`

, such that:

(R,+) is a commutative monoid with identity element 0,

(R,*) is a monoid with identity element 1,

(*) left and right distributes over addition, and

multiplication by '0' annihilates R.

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Dependencies | base (>=4.8 && <5), containers (>=0.5.4), hashable (>=1.1), template-haskell (>=2.4.0.0), unordered-containers (>=0.2) [details] |

License | BSD-3-Clause |

Copyright | Copyright (C) 2018 chessai |

Author | chessai |

Maintainer | chessai <chessai1996@gmail.com> |

Category | Algebra, Data, Data Structures, Math, Maths, Mathematics |

Home page | http://github.com/chessai/semirings |

Bug tracker | http://github.com/chessai/semirings/issues |

Source repo | head: git clone git://github.com/chessai/semirings.git |

Uploaded | by chessai at 2024-05-21T19:43:36Z |

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