, Volume 25, Issue 4, pp 299–320 | Cite as

Comparison of MacNeille, Canonical, and Profinite Completions

  • Guram Bezhanishvili
  • Jacob Vosmaer
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Using duality theory, we give necessary and sufficient conditions for the MacNeille, canonical, and profinite completions of distributive lattices, Heyting algebras, and Boolean algebras to be isomorphic.


MacNeille completion Canonical completion Profinite completion Duality theory 

Mathematics Subject Classifications (2000)

06B23 06D20 06D50 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mathematical SciencesNew Mexico State UniversityLas CrucesUSA
  2. 2.Institute for Logic, Language and ComputationUniversity of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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