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Course detail

(Ordered Sets and Lattices

Course unit code: FSI-9UMS
Academic year: 2016/2017
Year of study: Not applicable.
Semester: summer
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Course contents (annotation):
Students will get acquainted with basic concepts and results of the theory of ordered sets and lattices used in many branches of mathematics and in other disciplines, e.g., in informatics.
Recommended or required reading:
Steve Roman, Lattices and ordered sets, Springer, New York 2008. (EN)
Jan Kopka, Svazy a Booleovy algebry, Univerzita J.E. Purkyně v Ústaí nad Labem, 1991 (CS)
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Language of instruction:
Czech, English
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Lecture: 20 hours, optionally
Teacher / Lecturer: prof. RNDr. Josef Šlapal, CSc.
Syllabus: 1. Basic concepts of the theory of ordered sets
2. Axiom of Choice and equivalent theorems
3. Duality and monotonne maps
4. Down-sets and up-sets, ascending and descending chain conditions
5. Well ordered sets and ordinal numbers
6. Cardinal numbers, cardinal and ordinal arithmetic
7. Closure operators on ordered sets
8. Ideals and filters
9. Modular and distributive lattices
10. Boolean lattices

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