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International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 21, Issue 1, Pages 41-45

α-Scattered spaces

Department of Mathematics, Southeastern College of the Assemblies of God, Lakeland 33801, Florida, USA

Received 26 March 1996; Revised 28 June 1996

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α-scattered spaces, spaces whose α-topology is scattered, are introduced and used to slightly extend a recent result of A. V. Arhangel'skii and P. J. Collins [1]. Strong irresolvability of J. Foran and P. Liebnitz [6], is also characterized in terms ofthe α-topology, and it is shown that a recent theorem of Julian Dontchev [5] in essence maximally extends the Arhangel'skii-Collins result.