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A short proof that hyperspaces of Peano continua are absolute retracts

Author: Sergey Antonyan
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 129 (2001), 2187-2189
MSC (2000): Primary 54B20; Secondary 54C55
Published electronically: February 15, 2001
MathSciNet review: 1825932
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We give a short proof of Wojdyslawski's famous theorem.

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Sergey Antonyan
Affiliation: Departamento de Matemáticas, Facultad de Ciencias, UNAM, Circuito Exterior, C.U., 04510, México D.F., México

Keywords: Peano continuum, absolute retract, hyperspace, canonical cover, nerve
Received by editor(s): October 29, 1999
Received by editor(s) in revised form: September 5, 2000
Published electronically: February 15, 2001
Additional Notes: The author was partially supported by PAPIIT (UNAM) research grant IN105800
Communicated by: Alan Dow
Article copyright: © Copyright 2001 American Mathematical Society

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