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The number of brick islands by means of distributive lattices

Gabriella Pluhár

Acta Sci. Math. (Szeged) 75:1-2(2009), 3-11

Abstract. The aim of the present paper is to generalize a result of Gábor Czédli. We estimate the maximum of the number of brick islands of ${\bf m_1\times m_2\times\cdots \times m_d}$, for any $d\geq3$ and for any fixed $d$-tuple $(m_1,m_2,\ldots,m_d)$ of positive integers.

AMS Subject Classification (1991): 05A16, 06D99

Keyword(s): lattice, distributive lattice, weakly independent subset, weak basis, brick island, number of islands

Received February 11, 2008, and in revised form February 18, 2008. (Registered under 6056/2009.)