Finite distributive lattices and the splitting property
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We show that a finite distributive lattice has the splitting property - every maximal antichain splits into two parts so that the lattice is the union of the upset of one part and the downset of the other - if and only if it is a Boolean lattice or is one of three other lattices. We also introduce a measure of "how splitting" a finite distributive lattice is, and investigate it.
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