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Two valid alternative diagrams for the cube are shown in Figure 5. ). The second, 2. Ordered Sets and Complete Lattices 31 000 010 100 110 ❜ 001❜ ❜ 011❜ ❜ 101❜ ❜ 111❜ ❆ ✁ ❆ ✁ ❆ ✁ ❆ ✁ ❆ ❜✁ 00 ❆ ❜✁ 01 ❆ ❜✁ 10 ❆ ❜✁ 11 ✑ ◗ ◗ ✑ ✑ ✑ ◗◗ ✑ ◗◗ ✑ ❜ 1 0 ❜ ✏✏ ✏ ✏ ❜✏✏ Fig. 4. Binary strings of length 3 under the preﬁx order ❜ ✓❙ ✓ ❙ ✓ ❙ ❙❜ ❜✓ ❜ ❍ ✟✟ ❅❍ ❅ ✟ ❍ ✟❍ ❅ ❅ ✟ ❅ ❅❜ ❜✟ ❜ ❍❍ ❙ ✓ ✓ ❙ ✓ ❙ ❙ ❜✓ ❜ ✁ ✂ ❜ ✁✁✂ ❜✁❆❏❆✂❏ ✂❆❏ ❜✂❆❅ ❆❏ ❆❆❅ ❅ ❏ ❆ ❏❜ ❏❆❅❅ ❆ ❏❆❅ ❆✂ ❜ ❏❆✂ ✂❏✁❆ ❜ ✁✁ ✂ ❜✂✁ Fig. 5. Two ‘bad’ diagrams for a cube while not having the maximal possible number of line-crossings Mini-exercise: prove that this number is 19) still serves to make the point that diagram-drawing is as much an art as a science.

Then Y is an up-set of P if x ∈ P , x x∈Y. y, y ∈ Y implies Note that ↑x is an up-set for each x ∈ P (by (po3), the transitivity of ). Denote the family of up-sets of P by U(P ), and order it by inclusion. Thus U(P ) is itself a poset. We shall shortly see that it is much more than this. In particular, an elementary calculation shows that if {Ai }i∈I is any subset of U(P ) then i∈I Ai and i∈I Ai belong to U(P ). Mini-exercise: check this statement (follow your nose). As an example, we show in Figure 8 a diagram of a poset P and of U(P ).

Using information systems to solve recursive domain equations eﬀectively. Technical Report 51, University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory, 1983. 14 Chapter 2 Ordered Sets and Complete Lattices A Primer for Computer Science Hilary A. Priestley Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford Abstract. These notes deal with an interconnecting web of mathematical techniques all of which deserve a place in the armoury of the welleducated computer scientist. The objective is to present the ideas as a self-contained body of material, worthy of study in its own right, and at the same time to assist the learning of algebraic and coalgebraic methods, by giving prior familiarization with some of the mathematical background that arises there.