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Tychonoff's Theorem in a category

Authors: Maria Manuel Clementino and Walter Tholen
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 124 (1996), 3311-3314
MSC (1991): Primary 18B30, 54B30, 54D30, 54A05
MathSciNet review: 1340379
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Abstract: A categorical proof of Tychonoff's Theorem on the productivity of compact topological spaces is provided.

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Maria Manuel Clementino
Affiliation: Departamento de Matemática, Apartado 3008, 3000 Coimbra, Portugal

Walter Tholen
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, York University, Toronto, Canada M3J 1P3

Received by editor(s): November 30, 1994
Received by editor(s) in revised form: May 3, 1995
Additional Notes: Partial financial assistance by Centro de Matemática da Universidade de Coimbra, by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada and by a NATO Collaborative Research Grant (no. 940847) is gratefully acknowledged. Work on this paper was completed while both authors were guests of the University of L’Aquila (Italy)
Communicated by: Andreas R. Blass
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