On proofs of the general density theorem

Author:
Mike Hurley

Journal:
Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. **124** (1996), 1305-1309

MSC (1991):
Primary 58F08

MathSciNet review:
1307531

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Abstract: We show that if is a compact manifold, then there is a residual subset of the set of homeomorphisms on with the property that if , then the periodic points of are dense in its chain recurrent set. This result was first announced in [4], but a flaw in that argument was noted in [1], where a different proof was given. It was recently noted in [5] that this new argument only serves to show that the density of periodic points in the chain recurrent set is generic in the closure of the set of diffeomorphisms. We show how to patch the original argument from [4] to prove the result.

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**Mike Hurley**

Email:
mgh3@po.cwru.edu

DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-96-03184-X

Keywords:
Chain recurrent set,
generic homeomorphism

Received by editor(s):
October 11, 1994

Communicated by:
Mary Rees

Article copyright:
© Copyright 1996
American Mathematical Society