A non-metrizable compact

linearly ordered topological space,

every subspace of which

has a -minimal base

Author:
Wei-Xue Shi

Journal:
Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. **127** (1999), 2783-2791

MSC (1991):
Primary 54F05, 54G20, 54E35

Published electronically:
April 15, 1999

MathSciNet review:
1600133

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Abstract: A collection of subsets of a space is minimal if each element of contains a point which is not contained in any other element of . A base of a topological space is -minimal if it can be written as a union of countably many minimal collections. We will construct a compact linearly ordered space satisfying that is not metrizable and every subspace of has a -minimal base for its relative topology. This answers a problem of Bennett and Lutzer in the negative.

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**Wei-Xue Shi**

Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics, Changchun Teachers College, Changchun 130032, China

Address at time of publication:
Institute of Mathematics, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki 305, Japan

Email:
shi@abel.math.tsukuba.ac.jp

DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-99-04853-4

Keywords:
\(\sigma\)-minimal base,
metrizable,
linearly ordered topological space,
special Aronszajn tree,
quasi-developable

Received by editor(s):
October 25, 1996

Received by editor(s) in revised form:
November 15, 1997

Published electronically:
April 15, 1999

Communicated by:
Alan Dow

Article copyright:
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American Mathematical Society