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antichain

<mathematics> A subset S of a partially ordered set P is an antichain if,

 for all x, y in S,  x <= y  =>  x = y

I.e. no two different elements are related.

("<=" is written in LaTeX as \subseteq).

(1995-02-03)

 


Nearby terms: ANSI Z39.50 Anthony Hoare anti-aliasing antichain antisymmetric antivirus software ANTLR
 

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