Date: Apr 4, 2013 4:53 PM
Author: Virgil
Subject: Re: Matheology � 224
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WM <mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote:

> On 4 Apr., 21:01, William Hughes <wpihug...@gmail.com> wrote:

> > On Apr 4, 8:22 pm, WM <mueck...@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote:

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> > > On 4 Apr., 19:40, William Hughes <wpihug...@gmail.com> wrote:

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> > > > On Apr 4, 6:43 pm, WM <mueck...@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote:

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> > > > > On 4 Apr., 18:21, William Hughes <wpihug...@gmail.com> wrote:

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> > > > > > On Apr 4, 5:19 pm, WM <mueck...@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote:

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> > > > > > > On 4 Apr., 16:08, William Hughes <wpihug...@gmail.com> wrote:

> > > > > > > There is no need to say what numbers belong to mathematics - in

> > > > > > > mathematics. There is no need to say what paths belong to the

> > > > > > > Binary

> > > > > > > Tree

> >

> > > > > > However, you keep talking about two types of paths,

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> > > > > Not at all. I talk about sets of nodes that are in the Binary Tree.

> >

> > > > Indeed, and some of these subsets of nodes are paths and

> > > > some are not.

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> > > In the Binary Tree there is no stop at any path.

> >

> > > > You talk about subsets of nodes with a last node

> > > > and subsets of nodes without a last node. However,

> > > > you refuse outright to indicate what makes a subset of nodes

> > > > a path (certainly not all subsets of nodes are paths).

> >

> > > All nodes that belong to a finite path, belong to an infinite path

> > > too.

> >

> > Since you refuse to say what makes a subset of nodes a path

> > you cannot claim that a path without a last node exists.-

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> The construction principle of the Binary Tree (two child nodes to

> every parent node) is obvious. If someone believes that there is a

> difference between the Binary Tree that contains all infinite paths

> and the Binary Tree that does not contain an infinite path, but

> contains all finite paths, he has to define the latter. Good luck!

WM has often claimed that the "later" is the only kind of infinite

binary tree that can exist.

Whereas the standard tree definition of paths as being maximal chains of

nodes allows only infinite paths and no finite paths in any Complete

Infinite Binary Tree.

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