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The space of all self-homeomorphisms of a two-cell which fix the cell's boundary is an absolute retract

Author: W. K. Mason
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 161 (1971), 185-205
MSC: Primary 54.28
MathSciNet review: 0286067
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Abstract: The theorem mentioned in the title is proved. A corollary of the title theorem is: any homeomorphism between two compact subsets of the function space mentioned in the title can be extended to a homeomorphism of the function space onto itself.

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PII: S 0002-9947(1971)0286067-9
Keywords: Retract, absolute retract, two-cell, two-manifold, two-manifold function space, space of homeomorphisms, infinite-dimensional manifold
Article copyright: © Copyright 1971 American Mathematical Society