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On compactifications with path connected remainders

Author: Jan J. Dijkstra
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 136 (2008), 4461-4466
MSC (2000): Primary 54D40, 54D05
Published electronically: July 1, 2008
MathSciNet review: 2431063
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Abstract: We prove that every separable and metrizable space admits a metrizable compactification with a remainder that is both path connected and locally path connected. This result answers a question of P. Simon.

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Jan J. Dijkstra
Affiliation: Faculteit der Exacte Wetenschappen/Afdeling Wiskunde, Vrije Universiteit, De Boelelaan 1081a, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Keywords: Separable metric space, compactification, remainder, path connected, locally path connected.
Received by editor(s): October 30, 2007
Published electronically: July 1, 2008
Communicated by: Alexander N. Dranishnikov
Article copyright: © Copyright 2008 American Mathematical Society
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