Truncation levels

Content created by Fredrik Bakke, Jonathan Prieto-Cubides and Egbert Rijke.

Created on 2022-02-04.
Last modified on 2023-06-10.

module foundation-core.truncation-levels where
open import foundation.universe-levels


The type of truncation levels is a type similar to the type of natural numbers, but starting the count at -2, so that sets have truncation level 0.


data 𝕋 : UU lzero where
  neg-two-𝕋 : 𝕋
  succ-𝕋 : 𝕋  𝕋

neg-one-𝕋 : 𝕋
neg-one-𝕋 = succ-𝕋 neg-two-𝕋

zero-𝕋 : 𝕋
zero-𝕋 = succ-𝕋 neg-one-𝕋

one-𝕋 : 𝕋
one-𝕋 = succ-𝕋 zero-𝕋

two-𝕋 : 𝕋
two-𝕋 = succ-𝕋 one-𝕋

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