Degree Name

MS (Master of Science)

Program

Mathematical Sciences

Date of Award

8-2006

Committee Chair or Co-Chairs

Anant P. Godbole

Committee Members

Robert B. Gardner, Debra J. Knisley

Abstract

Prior work in the field of set theory has looked at the properties of union-free families. This thesis investigates families based on a different set operation, the symmetricc difference. It provides a complete characterization of maximal symmetric differencefree families of subsets of {1, . . . n}

Document Type

Dissertation - Open Access

Copyright

Copyright by the authors.

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Set Theory Commons

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