Preorderings compatible with probability measures

Authors:
Rolando Chuaqui and Jerome Malitz

Journal:
Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. **279** (1983), 811-824

MSC:
Primary 60A10; Secondary 03H05

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-1983-0709585-3

MathSciNet review:
709585

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Abstract: The main theorem proved in this paper is:

Let be a -complete Boolean algebra and binary relation with field such that:

(i) Every finite subalgebra admits a probability measure such that for .

(ii) If for every and , then .

Under these conditions there is a -additive probability measure on such that:

(a) If there is , such that for every there is a with , and , then we have that for every .

(b) If for every , there is such that implies , then we have that for every implies .

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DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-1983-0709585-3

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