By Andrew H. Wallace

ISBN-10: 0805394826

ISBN-13: 9780805394825

Proceeding from the view of topology as a sort of geometry, Wallace emphasizes geometrical motivations and interpretations. as soon as past the singular homology teams, besides the fact that, the writer advances an figuring out of the subject's algebraic styles, leaving geometry apart so one can research those styles as natural algebra. quite a few workouts look during the textual content. as well as constructing scholars' considering by way of algebraic topology, the workouts additionally unify the textual content, on the grounds that a lot of them characteristic effects that seem in later expositions. large appendixes supply beneficial stories of history material.

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The following result is obvious. 7) L E M M A . Let SP be a proximity base of X and let 7 c: X. Then 3PY = [U'nT:ZJ'

7) D E F I N I T I O N . A topological space with a boundedness 38 is compactly bounded iff £8 = {B c= X:Bis compact). 8) T H E O R E M . A Hausdorff space X is locally compact if and only if X being compactly bounded implies X is locally bounded. 9) DEFINITION. X is boundedly compact (' MonteV space) iff every closed bounded subset of X is compact. In proving the following theorem and corollary, we use two well-known characterizations of compactness: A subset E of a topological space X is compact iff every filter base in E has a cluster point in E iff every ultrafilter in E converges to a point in E.

Local proximity spaces In Section 7 it was shown that a compact Hausdorff space 3C is (uniquely) determined by a dense proximity space (X, 8), and that A8B in X iff A 0 B + 0 where the closures are taken in 2€. It will be shown in this section that a locally compact Hausdorff COMPACTIFICATIONS OF PROXIMITY SPACES 53 space Y is determined by a dense subspace X when we know not only the proximity of X, but also which sets in X have compact closures in Y. ) Boundedness in topological spaces has been studied axiomatically by various authors since 1939.

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