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Equidistance
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Jul 13, 2013 12:22 AM



quasi
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Re: Equidistance
Posted:
Jul 12, 2013 5:15 AM


William Elliot wrote:
>Let (S,d) be a compact Hausdorff space and f:S > S a >homeomorphism. How can it be show that there are some distinct >x and y for which d(f(x),f(y)) = d(x,y)?
Presumably you meant compact _metric_ space.
Still, I don't believe the claim.
What is your source for the problem?
quasi



