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Metric Spaces and the Topology of ℂ

  • John B. Conway
Chapter
Part of the Graduate Texts in Mathematics book series (GTM, volume 11)

Abstract

A metric space is a pair (X, d) where X is a set and d is a function from X ×X into ℝ, called a distance function or metric, which satisfies the following conditions for, x, y, and z in X:

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© Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • John B. Conway
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  1. 1.Mathematics DepartmentUniversity of TennesseeKnoxvilleUSA

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