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Universal infinite partial orders

Johnston, John B. (1955) Universal infinite partial orders. Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-01162004-140541

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We consider infinite partial orders in which the order or comparability relations are transitive, non-reflexive, and nonsymmetric. Our purpose is to construct for each infinite cardinal [...] a so-called [...] partial order in which every partial order of cardinality [...] can be isomorphically embedded. Using the Axiom of Choice we easily construct an [...] partial order of cardinality [...], while for those infinite cardinals [...] for which [...], the General Continuum Hypothesis enables us to construct an [...]; universal partial order of cardinality [...].

Item Type:Thesis (Dissertation (Ph.D.))
Degree Grantor:California Institute of Technology
Major Option:Mathematics
Thesis Committee:
  • Dilworth, R.P. (chair)
Defense Date:1 January 1955
Record Number:etd-01162004-140541
Persistent URL:http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-01162004-140541
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ID Code:195
Collection:CaltechTHESES
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Deposited On:16 Jan 2004
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