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By Stanley Burris

ISBN-10: 0387905782

ISBN-13: 9780387905785

ISBN-10: 7506201089

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4. If L is a complete chain show that L is algebraic iff for every a1 , a2 ∈ L with a1 < a2 there are b1 , b2 ∈ L with a1 ≤ b1 ≺ b2 ≤ a2 . 5. Draw the Hasse diagram of the lattice of partitions of a set with n elements for 1 ≤ n ≤ 4. For |A| ≥ 4 show that Π(A) is not a modular lattice. 6. , D is upward directed) then, for a ∈ L, a ∧ D = d∈D (a ∧ d). 7. If L is a distributive algebraic lattice then, for any A ⊆ L, we have a ∧ d). A= d∈A (a ∧ 8. If a and b are compact elements of a lattice L, show that a ∨ b is also compact.

For this purpose we introduce the following terminology. 8. An algebra A is congruence-distributive (congruence-modular) if Con A is a distributive (modular) lattice. If θ1 , θ2 ∈ Con A and θ1 ◦ θ2 = θ2 ◦ θ1 then we say θ1 and θ2 are permutable, or θ1 and θ2 permute. A is congruence-permutable if every pair of congruences on A permutes. A class K of algebras is congruence-distributive, congruence-modular, respectively congruence-permutable iff every algebra in K has the desired property. We have already looked at distributivity and modularity, so we will finish this section with two results on permutable congruences.

Thus a nullary operation is thought of as an element of A. An operation f on A is unary, binary, or ternary if its arity is 1,2, or 3, respectively. 2. A language (or type) of algebras is a set F of function symbols such that a nonnegative integer n is assigned to each member f of F. This integer is called the arity (or rank) of f, and f is said to be an n-ary function symbol. The subset of n-ary function symbols in F is denoted by Fn . 3. If F is a language of algebras then an algebra A of type F is an ordered pair A, F where A is a nonempty set and F is a family of finitary operations on A indexed by the language F such that corresponding to each n-ary function symbol f in F there is an n-ary operation f A on A.

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