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Description: The set of filters on a set. Definition 1 (axioms FI, FIIa, FIIb, FIII) of [BourbakiTop1] p. I.36. Filters are used to define the concept of limit in the general case. They are a generalization of the idea of neighborhoods. Suppose you are in . With neighborhoods you can express the idea of a variable that tends to a specific number but you can't express the idea of a variable that tends to infinity. Filters relax the "axioms" of neighborhoods and then succeed in expressing the idea of something that tends to infinity. Filters were invented by Cartan in 1937 and made famous by Bourbaki in his treatise. A notion similar to the notion of filter is the concept of net invented by Moore and Smith in 1922. (Contributed by FL, 20Jul2007.) (Revised by Stefan O'Rear, 28Jul2015.) 
Ref  Expression 

dffil 
Step  Hyp  Ref  Expression 

1  cfil 17502  . 2  
2  vz  . . 3  
3  cvv 2763  . . 3  
4  vf  . . . . . . . . 9  
5  4  cv 1618  . . . . . . . 8 
6  vx  . . . . . . . . . 10  
7  6  cv 1618  . . . . . . . . 9 
8  7  cpw 3599  . . . . . . . 8 
9  5, 8  cin 3126  . . . . . . 7 
10  c0 3430  . . . . . . 7  
11  9, 10  wne 2421  . . . . . 6 
12  6, 4  wel 1622  . . . . . 6 
13  11, 12  wi 6  . . . . 5 
14  2  cv 1618  . . . . . 6 
15  14  cpw 3599  . . . . 5 
16  13, 6, 15  wral 2518  . . . 4 
17  cfbas 17480  . . . . 5  
18  14, 17  cfv 4673  . . . 4 
19  16, 4, 18  crab 2522  . . 3 
20  2, 3, 19  cmpt 4051  . 2 
21  1, 20  wceq 1619  1 
Colors of variables: wff set class 
This definition is referenced by: isfil 17504 filunirn 17539 
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