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Conformal Geometry and Dynamics

Published by the American Mathematical Society since 1997, the purpose of this electronic-only journal is to provide a forum for mathematical work in related fields broadly described as conformal geometry and dynamics. All articles are freely available to all readers and with no publishing fees for authors.

ISSN 1088-4173

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Quasi-metric and metric spaces
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by Viktor Schroeder
Conform. Geom. Dyn. 10 (2006), 355-360
Published electronically: December 26, 2006


We give a short review of a construction of Frink to obtain a metric space from a quasi-metric space. By an example we illustrate the limits of the construction.
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Bibliographic Information
  • Viktor Schroeder
  • Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
  • MR Author ID: 157030
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  • Received by editor(s): July 17, 2006
  • Published electronically: December 26, 2006
  • Additional Notes: The author was supported in part by SNSF
  • © Copyright 2006 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Conform. Geom. Dyn. 10 (2006), 355-360
  • MSC (2000): Primary 54E35
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  • MathSciNet review: 2268484