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Compactification
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Re: Compactification
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Dec 12, 2012 11:03 AM


In <Pine.NEB.4.64.1212112003320.6609@panix2.panix.com>, on 12/11/2012 at 08:13 PM, William Elliot <marsh@panix.com> said:
>Why the extra luggage of the embedding for the definition of >compactification? Why isn't the definition simply > Y is a compactification of X when there's some > embedding h:X > Y for which h(X) is a dense subset of Y?
Because in general there is more than one such imbedding.
 Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz, SysProg and JOAT <http://patriot.net/~shmuel>
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