By Roberto L. O. Cignoli, Itala M. L. D’Ottaviano, Daniele Mundici

**`**Meanwhile, a wealthy constitution idea for MV-algebras has been constructed, concerning them e.g. to *l*-groups and to nonstandard reals. the current ebook develops those issues intimately, and provides a coherent presentation of the middle result of the final 15 years or so, additionally including unpublished fabric of the authors. For destiny paintings on MV-algebras, this monograph might be an quintessential source.**'****Mathematical reports, 2001**

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To prove uniqueness, let 9 : Term~,l] --+ B be a homomorphism extending f. 2 they coincide over all of Term~·l]. 8: CHAPTER 3. 5 Let K, ~ 1 be a cardinal. Suppose the MV-algebra A is genera ted by :5 K, elements. Then there is an ideal J in the free MV-algebra FreeK. / J. 6 Let n ~ 1 be an integer. Then a function f : [0, l]n ~ [0, 1] is called aMeNaughton junetion over [0, l]n iff it satisfies the following conditions: (i) f is continuous with respect to the natural topology of [0, l]n; (ii) there are linear polynomials PI, ..

Pk with integer coefficients, (bi, mit E Z), such that for each point Y = (Yo, ... is an index j E {I, ... 7 Let>. be an infinite cardinal. A function g: [0, lJ'~ ~ [0,1] is a McNaughton 1unction over [0, ll~ Hf there are ordinals a(O) < ... < a(m - 1) < >. and a McNaughton function 1 over [0, 1jm such that for each x E [0,1],\ g(x) = f(xo;(o) , ... ' then 1 is a M cNaughton function. Proof: Trivially, the projections are McNaughton functions, and so is the function constantly taking the value Oover [0,1]K..

CHANG COMPLETENESS THEOREM Proof: Since a and bare both good sequences, there is an integer no such that en = 0 for all n > no. 3, A is a subdireet product of a family {CihEl of MV-chains. For each i E I the sequences ~ = (7ri(al)"'" 7ri(an), ... ) and b i = (7ri(bd, ... , 7ri(bn), ... 1, ~ = (l P , ai) and b i = (l Q ,ßi), where ai and ßi are in Ci' Therefore, 7ri(en) = 1 if n :5 max{p, q} and 7ri(en) = 0 if n > max{p, q} + 1. For n = max{p, q} + 1, we have 7ri(en) = ai if p > q, 7ri(Cn) = ßi if P < q and 7ri(en) = max{ai,ßi} when p = q.