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A Family of 0-Simple Semihypergroups Related to Sequence A000070
Mario De Salvo, Dario Fasino, Domenico Freni and Giovanni Lo Faro

For any integer n ≥ 2, let ℜ0(n + 1) be the class of 0-semihypergroups H of size n + 1 such that {y} ⊆ xy ⊆ {0, y} for all x, yH − {0}, all subsemihypergroups K ⊆ H are 0-simple and, when |K| ≥ 3, the fundamental relation βK is not transitive. We determine a transversal of isomorphism classes of semihypergroups in ℜ0(n + 1) and we prove that its cardinality is the (n + 1)-th term of sequence A000070 in [21], namely, ∑n k=0 p(k), where p(k) denotes the number of non-increasing partitions of integer k.

Keywords: Zero-semihypergroups, simple semihypergroups, graphs, integer sequences.

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