Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society

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Plane continua and totally disconnected sets of buried points

Authors: Jan van Mill and Murat Tuncali
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 140 (2012), 351-356
MSC (2010): Primary 54F15, 54H20, 37B45
Published electronically: May 12, 2011
MathSciNet review: 2833545
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Abstract: It is shown that there is a continuum in the plane whose set of buried points is totally disconnected and weakly 1-dimensional, but not zero-dimensional. This answers a problem of Curry, Mayer and Tymchatyn.

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Jan van Mill
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1081, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Murat Tuncali
Affiliation: Department of Computer Science and Mathematics, Nipissing University, 100 College Drive, North Bay, ON, P1B 8L7, Canada

Keywords: Buried point, totally disconnected, plane continuum, zero-dimensional, Kuratowski’s set
Received by editor(s): November 5, 2010
Published electronically: May 12, 2011
Additional Notes: The first author is pleased to thank the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Nipissing University for generous hospitality and support.
The second author is partially supported by National Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada grant No. 141066-2000
Communicated by: Alexander N. Dranishnikov
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