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Having cut-points is not a Whitney reversible property


Author: Eiichi Matsuhashi
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 137 (2009), 3543-3545
MSC (2000): Primary 54B20; Secondary 54F15
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-09-09895-5
Published electronically: May 6, 2009
MathSciNet review: 2515424
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Abstract: We show that the property of having cut-points is not a Whitney reversible property. This answers in the negative a question posed by Illanes and Nadler.


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Eiichi Matsuhashi
Affiliation: Faculty of Engineering, Yokohama National University, Yokohama, 240-8501, Japan
Email: mateii@ynu.ac.jp

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-09-09895-5
Keywords: Whitney reversible property, cut-point, terminal continuum, atomic map.
Received by editor(s): December 23, 2008
Received by editor(s) in revised form: January 6, 2009
Published electronically: May 6, 2009
Communicated by: Alexander N. Dranishnikov
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