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A short proof of Kowalsky's hedgehog theorem


Author: Mary Anne Swardson
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 75 (1979), 188
MSC: Primary 54C25; Secondary 54A25
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1979-0529240-7
MathSciNet review: 529240
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Abstract: We give a simple proof of Kowalsky's theorem that every metrizable space of weight $ \mathfrak{m}$ is embeddable in a countable product of hedgehogs with $ \mathfrak{m}$ spines.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1979-0529240-7
Article copyright: © Copyright 1979 American Mathematical Society