For continua X and Y it is shown that if the projection f : X x Y ->X has its induced mapping C(f) open, then X is C*-smooth. As a corollary, a characterization of dendrites in these terms is obtained.
J. J. Charatonik et al., "Openness of Induced Projections," Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, American Mathematical Society, Jun 2000.
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Mathematics and Statistics
Keywords and Phrases
C*-Smooth; Continuum; Induced Mapping; Open; Dendrites; Projection
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