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3) If X is a topological space, our notation for the topology, or set of open subsets, of X is O(X ). It is a sublattice of 2 X closed under finite intersections and under arbitrary unions. 6 (ID) for the set theoretical operations. In general O(X ) is not closed under arbitrary intersections, and its opposite is not a frame. ) 14 O A Primer on Ordered Sets and Lattices The opposite of O(X ) is a complete lattice and is obviously isomorphic to the lattice (X ) of closed subsets of X . The isomorphism between O(X )op and (X ) is by complements: U → X \U .

In this example f is a “finite approximation” for g if and only if g is an extension of f and the domain of f is finite. In many examples such as this the “approximating” property can be interpreted directly as a finiteness condition, since there are finite functions in the set (functions with a finite domain). This circumstance relates directly to the theory of algebraic lattices, a theme which we do cover here in great detail. xxx Introduction GENERAL TOPOLOGY. Continuous lattices have also appeared (frequently in cleverly disguised forms) in general topology.

The lattice LSC(X, R∗ ) is complete because it is closed under arbitrary pointwise sups. Notice that LSC(X, R∗ ) is also closed under finite pointwise infs but not under arbitrary pointwise infs. The lattices LSC(X, R∗ ) and USC(X, R∗ ) are antiisomorphic and C(X, R∗ ) = LSC(X, R∗ ) ∩ USC(X, R∗ ). 1. , remain invariant under passage to the opposite poset); whereas a complete semilattice has, coarsely speaking, the maximal completeness properties which a semilattice may have, short of becoming a lattice.

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