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Next, the space S ◦ K A has as set of generators {S ◦ x | x ∈ A∗ }. Thus rank(S) is equal to the rank of this set. Since each S ◦ x can be identified with the row of index x in the Hankel matrix of S, the rank of S is equal to the rank of this matrix. If S is rational, it has a linear representation (λ, µ, γ) of dimension n. The right ideal J = {P ∈ K A | λµ(P ) = 0} 662 663 is contained in Ker(S), and its codimension is ≤ n. Consequently, J is contained in ISr , showing that rank(S) = codim(ISr ) ≤ codim(J) ≤ n.

2. S ERIES 45 AND RATIONAL LANGUAGES Proof. The following relations hold for series S and T in N A : supp(S + T ) = supp(S) ∪ supp(T ) , supp(ST ) = supp(S) supp(T ) , supp(S ∗ ) = (supp(S))∗ if S is proper. 976 977 978 979 980 981 982 It follows easily that the support of a rational series in N A is a rational language. For the converse, one can use the same relations, provided one has proved that any rational language can be obtained from finite sets by union, product, and submonoid generation restricted to proper languages (that is languages not containing the empty word).

It follows that S = λγ αa a a∈A ∗ = λγ 1 − αa a −1 . a∈A An example of a geometric series is the characteristic series of A∗ : S= w= w∈A∗ a a∈A ∗ = 1− a −1 . 3 The series S = w∈A∗ |w|a w has rank 2. 3). Next, the subdeterminant of its Hankel matrix corresponding to the rows and columns 1 and a is 0 1 = −1 . 1 2 669 Thus, S has rank ≥ 2. 6, the rank of S is 2. 670 2 Minimal linear representations 671 K denotes a field. 1 A linear representation (λ, µ, γ) of dimension n of a series S is minimal if and only if, setting M = µ(K A ), λM = K 1×n and Mγ = K n×1 .