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International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 16 (1993), Issue 1, Pages 117-124

A new ordered compactification

1Department of Pure and Applied Mathematics, Washington State University, Pullman 99164, WA, USA
2Department of Mathematics, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green 42101, KY, USA

Received 10 September 1991; Revised 11 April 1992

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A new Wallman-type ordered compactification γX is constructed using maximal CZ-filters (which have filter bases obtained from increasing and decreasing zero sets) as the underlying set. A necessary and sufficient condition is given for γX to coincide with the Nachbin compactification βX; in particular γX=βX whenever X has the discrete order. The Wallman ordered compactification ωX equals γX whenever X is a subspace of Rn. It is shown that γX is always T1, but can fail to be T1-ordered or T2.