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International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 13 (1990), Issue 1, Pages 129-134

On semi-homeomorphisms

Department of Mathematics, State University of New York, College at Old Westbury, Old Westbury, New York 11568, USA

Received 5 May 1989; Revised 7 July 1989

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In the first part of our work we show a condition for a semi-homeomorphism in the sense of Crossley and Hildebrand (s.h.C.H) to be a semi-homeomorphism in the sense of Biswas (s.h.B). Certain relevant examples are provided. Next, we define strong semi-homeomorphisms Via “nice” restrictions of semi-homeomorphisms (“global condition”) and we show that the new class of functions actually coincides with semi-homeomorphisms. Then, in the third part we introduce local semi-homeomorphisms (l.s.h.C.H.) via a corresponding “local condition” for restrictions. A few results pertaining to the preservation of some topological properties under this new class of functions are examined.