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+=====Tense algebras=====
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+Abbreviation: **TA**
+
+====Definition====
+A \emph{tense algebra} is a structure $\mathbf{A}=\langle A,\vee,0, +\wedge,1,\neg,\diamond_f, \diamond_p\rangle$ such that both
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+$\langle A,\vee,0,\wedge,1,\neg,\diamond_f\rangle$ and
+$\langle A,\vee,0,\wedge,1,\neg,\diamond_p\rangle$ are [[Modal algebras]]
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+$\diamond_p$ and $\diamond_f$ are \emph{conjugates}:
+$x\wedge\diamond_py = 0$ iff $\diamond_fx\wedge y = 0$
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+Remark:
+Tense algebras provide algebraic models for logic of tenses. The two possibility operators
+$\diamond_p$ and $\diamond_f$ are intuitively interpreted as
+\emph{at some past instance} and \emph{at some future instance}.
+
+
+==Morphisms==
+Let $\mathbf{A}$ and $\mathbf{B}$ be tense algebras.
+A morphism from $\mathbf{A}$ to $\mathbf{B}$ is a function $h:A\to B$ that is a Boolean homomorphism and preserves $\diamond_p$ and $\diamond_f$:
+
+$h(\diamond x)=\diamond h(x)$
+====Examples====
+Example 1:
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+====Basic results====
+
+
+====Properties====
+^[[Classtype]]  |variety |
+^[[Equational theory]]  |decidable |
+^[[Quasiequational theory]]  |decidable |
+^[[First-order theory]]  |undecidable |
+^[[Locally finite]]  |no |
+^[[Residual size]]  |unbounded |
+^[[Congruence distributive]]  |yes |
+^[[Congruence modular]]  |yes |
+^[[Congruence n-permutable]]  |yes, $n=2$ |
+^[[Congruence regular]]  |yes |
+^[[Congruence uniform]]  |yes |
+^[[Congruence extension property]]  |yes |
+^[[Definable principal congruences]]  |no |
+^[[Equationally def. pr. cong.]]  |no |
+^[[Discriminator variety]]  |no |
+^[[Amalgamation property]]  |yes |
+^[[Strong amalgamation property]]  |yes |
+^[[Epimorphisms are surjective]]  |yes |
+====Finite members====
+
+$\begin{array}{lr} +f(1)= &1\\ +f(2)= &\\ +f(3)= &\\ +f(4)= &\\ +f(5)= &\\ +f(6)= &\\ +\end{array}$
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+====Subclasses====
+[[]]
+
+====Superclasses====
+[[Boolean algebras with operators]]
+
+
+====References====
+
+[(Ln19xx>
+)]
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