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Conformal Geometry and Dynamics

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Quasi-metric and metric spaces

Author: Viktor Schroeder
Journal: Conform. Geom. Dyn. 10 (2006), 355-360
MSC (2000): Primary 54E35
Published electronically: December 26, 2006
MathSciNet review: 2268484
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Abstract: 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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Viktor Schroeder
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
MR Author ID: 157030

Keywords: Metric spaces, metrizability
Received by editor(s): July 17, 2006
Published electronically: December 26, 2006
Additional Notes: The author was supported in part by SNSF
Article copyright: © Copyright 2006 American Mathematical Society