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International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 2005, Issue 16, Pages 2565-2573

On compactness of lattices

Department of Mathematics, Pace University, Pleasantville 10570, NY, USA

Received 13 July 2004; Revised 27 June 2005

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Let X be an arbitrary set and L a lattice of subsets of X. We denote by I(L) the set of those zero-one-valued nontrivial, finitely additive measures on A(L), the algebra generated by L, and we introduce other subsets of I(L). We study compactness/normality properties either relating to a single lattice L or relating to a pair of lattices L1L2 of subsets of X.