# Order isomorphism

From Encyclopedia of Mathematics

*between partially ordered sets*

A bijection that is also an order-preserving mapping. Order isomorphic sets are said to have the same order type, although this term is often restricted to linearly ordered sets.

Another term is *similarity*.

#### References

- Ciesielski, Krzysztof. "Set theory for the working mathematician" London Mathematical Society Student Texts
**39**Cambridge University Press (1997) Zbl 0938.03067 - Halmos, Paul R. "Naive Set Theory", Springer (1960, repr. 1974) ISBN 0-387-90092-6 Zbl 0287.04001

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