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Alexandrov space

Alexandrov spaces

Idea

Alexandrov spaces are certain spaces that arise in differential geometry, named after Alexander Alexandrov. They should not be confused with Alexandroff spaces, which arise in general topology and are named after Paul Alexandroff.

References

Revised on September 17, 2011 07:56:46 by Toby Bartels (71.31.209.1)