Maximal chains in posets

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

Created on 2022-03-16.
Last modified on 2023-05-07.

module order-theory.maximal-chains-posets where
open import foundation.propositions
open import foundation.universe-levels

open import order-theory.chains-posets
open import order-theory.maximal-chains-preorders
open import order-theory.posets


A maximal chain in a poset P is a chain C in P such that for any chain D we have C ⊆ D ⇒ C = D.


module _
  {l1 l2 : Level} (X : Poset l1 l2)

  is-maximal-chain-Poset-Prop :
    {l3 : Level}  chain-Poset l3 X  Prop (l1  l2  lsuc l3)
  is-maximal-chain-Poset-Prop =
    is-maximal-chain-Preorder-Prop (preorder-Poset X)

  is-maximal-chain-Poset :
    {l3 : Level}  chain-Poset l3 X  UU (l1  l2  lsuc l3)
  is-maximal-chain-Poset = is-maximal-chain-Preorder (preorder-Poset X)

  is-prop-is-maximal-chain-Poset :
    {l3 : Level} (C : chain-Poset l3 X)  is-prop (is-maximal-chain-Poset C)
  is-prop-is-maximal-chain-Poset =
    is-prop-is-maximal-chain-Preorder (preorder-Poset X)

maximal-chain-Poset :
  {l1 l2 : Level} (l3 : Level) (X : Poset l1 l2)  UU (l1  l2  lsuc l3)
maximal-chain-Poset l3 X = maximal-chain-Preorder l3 (preorder-Poset X)

module _
  {l1 l2 l3 : Level} (X : Poset l1 l2) (C : maximal-chain-Poset l3 X)

  chain-maximal-chain-Poset : chain-Poset l3 X
  chain-maximal-chain-Poset = chain-maximal-chain-Preorder (preorder-Poset X) C

  is-maximal-chain-maximal-chain-Poset :
    is-maximal-chain-Poset X chain-maximal-chain-Poset
  is-maximal-chain-maximal-chain-Poset =
    is-maximal-chain-maximal-chain-Preorder (preorder-Poset X) C

  type-maximal-chain-Poset : UU (l1  l3)
  type-maximal-chain-Poset =
    type-maximal-chain-Preorder (preorder-Poset X) C

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