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A simple construction for rigid and weakly homogeneous Boolean algebras answering a question of Rubin

Author: Gary Brenner
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 87 (1983), 601-606
MSC: Primary 06E05
MathSciNet review: 687625
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Abstract: We introduce a method for constructing Boolean algebras from trees which preserves some of the trees' properties. The method is used to produce a very simple construction for rigid Boolean algebras and to construct a weakly homogeneous Boolean algebra without homogeneous factors.

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