Plain semi-post algebras as a poset-based generalization of post algebras and their representability

Studia Logica 48 (4):509 - 530 (1989)

Abstract

Semi-Post algebras of any type T being a poset have been introduced and investigated in [CR87a], [CR87b]. Plain Semi-Post algebras are in this paper singled out among semi-Post algebras because of their simplicity, greatest similarity with Post algebras as well as their importance in logics for approximation reasoning ([Ra87a], [Ra87b], [RaEp87]). They are pseudo-Boolean algebras generated in a sense by corresponding Boolean algebras and a poset T. Every element has a unique descending representation by means of elements in a corresponding Boolean algebra and primitive Post constants which form a poset T. An axiomatization and another characterization, subalgebras, homomorphisms, congruences determined by special filters and a representability theory of these algebras, connected with that for Boolean algebras, are the subject of this paper.

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An Algebraic Approach to Non-Classical Logics.Helena Rasiowa - 1974 - Amsterdam, Netherlands: Warszawa, Pwn - Polish Scientific Publishers.

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