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Topic: Stone Cech
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 quasi Posts: 11,740 Registered: 7/15/05
Re: Stone Cech
Posted: Mar 22, 2013 5:44 AM

Butch Malahide wrote:
>Butch Malahide wrote:
>>Butch Malahide wrote:
>>>quasi wrote:
>>>>Butch Malahide wrote:
>>>>>quasi wrote:
>>>>>>quasi wrote:
>>>>>>>quasi wrote:
>>>>>>>>quasi wrote:
>>>>>>>>>Butch Malahide wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>David C. Ullrich wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>Butch Malahide wrote
>>>>>>>>>>>>William Elliot wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>David Hartley wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>William Elliot wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Perhaps you could illustrate with the five
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>different one to four point point
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>compactifications of two open end line
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>segements.

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>(There are seven.)

>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>Ok, seven non-homeomophic finite Hausdorff
>>>>>>>>>>>>>compactications.

>>>>>>>>>>>>

>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>Surely there's no simple formula for that?
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> ...

>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> ...
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>I wasn't necessarily expecting a *complete* answer,
>>>>>>>>>>such as an explicit generating function. Maybe someone
>>>>>>>>>>could give a partial answer, such as an asymptotic
>>>>>>>>>>formula, or nontrivial upper and lower bounds, or a
>>>>>>>>>>reference to a table of small values, or the ID number
>>>>>>>>>>in the Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences, or just the
>>>>>>>>>>value for n = 3. (I got 21 from a hurried hand count.)

>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>For n = 3, my hand count yields 19 distinct
>>>>>>>>>compactifications, up to homeomorphism.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>Perhaps I missed some cases.
>>>>>>>>>

>>>>>>>>I found 1 more case.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>My count is now 20.

>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>I found still 1 more case.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>So 21 it is!
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>But after that, there are no more -- I'm certain.

>>>>>>
>>>>>>Oops -- the last one I found was bogus.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>So my count is back to 20.

>>>>>
>>>>>Hmm. I counted them again, and I still get 21.
>>>>>
>>>>>4 3-component spaces: OOO, OO|, O||, |||.
>>>>>
>>>>>7 2-component spaces: OO, O|, O6, O8, ||, |6, |8.
>>>>>
>>>>>10 connected spaces: O, |, 6, 8, Y, theta, dumbbell, and
>>>>>the spaces obtained by taking a Y and gluing one, two, or
>>>>>all three of the endpoints to the central node.

>>>>
>>>>Thanks.
>>>>
>>>>It appears I missed the plain "Y", but other than that,
>>>>everything matches.
>>>>
>>>>So yes, 21 distinct types.

>>>
>>> For n = 4 I get 56 types. If I counted right (very iffy),

>>
>> Found two more. Never mind!

>
>And now I get 61. The hell with it.

Ullrich predicted it (hopeless squared).

For small n, say n < 10, it might be feasible to get the counts
via a computer program, but my sense is that the development of
such a program would be fairly challenging. If I get a chance,
I may give it a try.

quasi

Date Subject Author
3/14/13 William Elliot
3/14/13 fom
3/15/13 fom
3/16/13 William Elliot
3/15/13 David C. Ullrich
3/17/13 William Elliot
3/17/13 David C. Ullrich
3/17/13 fom
3/18/13 David C. Ullrich
3/18/13 fom
3/18/13 David Hartley
3/19/13 William Elliot
3/19/13 David Hartley
3/19/13 William Elliot
3/20/13 Butch Malahide
3/20/13 David C. Ullrich
3/20/13 Butch Malahide
3/20/13 Butch Malahide
3/21/13 quasi
3/21/13 quasi
3/21/13 quasi
3/21/13 quasi
3/21/13 Butch Malahide
3/21/13 quasi
3/22/13 Butch Malahide
3/22/13 Butch Malahide
3/22/13 Butch Malahide
3/22/13 quasi
3/22/13 David C. Ullrich
3/22/13 David C. Ullrich
3/22/13 Butch Malahide
3/23/13 Butch Malahide
3/23/13 David C. Ullrich
3/23/13 David C. Ullrich
3/23/13 Frederick Williams
3/23/13 David C. Ullrich
3/23/13 Frederick Williams
3/22/13 Butch Malahide
3/23/13 David C. Ullrich
3/22/13 Butch Malahide
3/23/13 quasi
3/23/13 Butch Malahide
3/23/13 Butch Malahide
3/24/13 quasi
3/24/13 Frederick Williams
3/24/13 quasi
3/25/13 Frederick Williams
3/28/13 Frederick Williams
3/25/13 quasi
3/19/13 David C. Ullrich