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Weakly confluent mappings and the covering property of hyperspaces


Authors: J. Grispolakis and E. D. Tymchatyn
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 74 (1979), 177-182
MSC: Primary 54F20; Secondary 54B20
MathSciNet review: 521894
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Abstract: In this note we characterize the continua which are images of weakly confluent mappings only in terms of a covering property for hyperspaces and in terms on an embedding property. This answers some questions of B. Hughes and A. Lelek.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1979-0521894-4
PII: S 0002-9939(1979)0521894-4
Article copyright: © Copyright 1979 American Mathematical Society