[FOM] 315: Pi01 Incompleteness/Digraphs/#2
Harvey Friedman
friedman at math.ohio-state.edu
Wed Jan 16 07:32:29 EST 2008
We make an improvement, arguably, on #314.
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1. INFINITE FORM.
Here digraphs will not have multiple edges, but can have loops.
Let G be a digraph. We write V(G) for the set of vertices of G, and E(G) for
the set of edges of G. Edges of G are ordered pairs of vertices of G.
We say that G is a digraph on V(G).
Let S containedin V(G). We say that S is independent if and only if there is
no edge with vertices from S. We write S' = V(G)\S.
We write GS for {y: (therexists x in S)((x,y) in E(G))}.
We use interval notation. All intervals are discrete. We use [1,inf) for the
set of all positive integers.
Let G be a digraph on [1,inf)^k. We say that G is upwards if and only if
(x,y) in E(G) implies max(x) < max(y).
The following is an immediate consequence of a well known theorem from graph
theory.
THEOREM 1.1. Every upwards digraph G on [1,inf)^k has an independent set S,
where GS = S'. Furthermore, S is unique.
Let x,y in [1,inf)^k. We say that x,y are order equivalent if and only if
for all 1 <= i,j <= k,
x_i < x_j iff y_i < y_j.
Let G be a digraph with V(G) = [1,inf)^k. We say that G is order invariant
if and only if for all vertices x,y,z,w, if (x,y) and (z,w) are order
equivalent (as elements of [1,inf)^2k), then
(x,y) in E(G) iff (z,w) in E(G).
For n >= 1, the powers of n are the vectors whose coordinates lie in
{1,n,n^2,...}.
PROPOSITION 1.2. Every upwards order invariant digraph G on [1,inf)^k has an
independent set S, where any power of (8k)! lying in some k element
independent subset of S', lies in some k element independent subset of
(GS)\((7k)!,(8k)!)^k.
MAH = ZFC + {there exists a strongly n-Mahlo cardinal}_n. MAH+ = ZFC + "for
all n there exists a strongly n-Mahlo cardinal".
THEOREM 1.3. Theorem 1.1 is provable in RCA_0. Proposition 1.2 is provable
in MAH+ but not in MAH, assuming that MAH is consistent. Proposition 1 is
provably equivalent, over ACA, to CON(MAH). Proposition 1 is not provable in
any consistent subsystem of MAH. In particular, Proposition 1 is not
provable in ZFC, assuming ZFC is consistent. If we replace
(GS)\((7k)!,(8k)!)^k by GS, then Proposition 1.2 is an immediate consequence
of Theorem 1.1.
Here (8k)! is just a convenient expression.
2. FINITE FORM.
The finite forms are obtained trivially by replacing [1,inf) with [1,n]. All
of the definitions are restated in the obvious way with [1,inf) replaced
throughout by [1,n]. Specifically,
PROPOSTION 2.2. Every upwards order invariant graph G on [1,n]^k has an
independent set S, where any power of (8k)! lying in some k element
independent subset of S', lies in some k element independent subset of
(GS)\((7k)!,(8k)!)^k.
Proposition 2.2 is explicitly Pi01.
All of the results read the same.
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manuscripts. This is the 315th in a series of self contained numbered
postings to FOM covering a wide range of topics in f.o.m. The list of
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archives, 6/15/05, 9:18PM. NOTE: The title of #269 has been corrected from
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254. Pi01 Progress/more 11/10/05 4:37AM
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258. Pi01/Simplification/Restatement 11/27/05 2:12AM
259. Pi01 pointer 11/30/05 10:36AM
260. Pi01/simplification 12/3/05 3:11PM
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262. Correction/Restatement 12/9/05 10:13AM
263. Pi01/digraphs 1 1/13/06 1:11AM
264. Pi01/digraphs 2 1/27/06 11:34AM
265. Pi01/digraphs 2/more 1/28/06 2:46PM
266. Pi01/digraphs/unifying 2/4/06 5:27AM
267. Pi01/digraphs/progress 2/8/06 2:44AM
268. Finite to Infinite 1 2/22/06 9:01AM
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276: Higman/Kruskal/impredicativity 4/4/06 6:31AM
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278: Ultra/Strict/Predicativity/Higman 4/8/06 1:33AM
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282: Adventures in Pi01 Independence 5/7/06
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284: Godel's Second 5/9/06 10:02AM
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286: Godel's Second/still more 5/11/06 2:05PM
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293: Concept Calculus 2 6/20/06 6:27PM
294: Concept Calculus 3 6/25/06 5:15PM
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297: Order Calculus/restatement 7/11/06 12:16PM
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299: Order Calculus/simplification 7/23/06 7:38PM
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303: PA Completeness (restatement) 10/30/06 11:53AM
304: PA Completeness/strategy 11/4/06 10:57AM
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309: Thematic PA Incompleteness 10/22/07 10:56AM
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311: Thematic PA Incompleteness 3 11/8/07 8:35AM
312: Pi01 Incompleteness 11/13/07 3:11PM
313: Pi01 Incompleteness 12/19/07 8:00AM
314: Pi01 Incompleteness/Digraphs 12/22/07 4:12AM
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