Definition:Stone Space

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Definition

Let $B$ be a Boolean algebra.


The Stone space of $B$ is the topological space:

$S \left({B}\right) = \left({U, \tau}\right)$

where:

$U$ is the set of ultrafilters in $B$
$\tau$ is the topology generated by the basis consisting of all sets of the form:
$\left\{{x \in S \left({B}\right): b \in x}\right\}$
for some $b \in B$.


Also see

  • Results about Stone spaces can be found here.