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International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 23 (2000), Issue 9, Pages 597-603

On S-cluster sets and S-closed spaces

Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Calcutta, 35, Ballygunge Circular Road, Calcutta 700 019, India

Received 15 July 1996; Revised 3 November 1997

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A new type of cluster sets, called S-cluster sets, of functions and multifunctions between topological spaces is introduced, thereby providing a new technique for studying S-closed spaces. The deliberation includes an explicit expression of S-cluster set of a function. As an application, characterizations of Hausdorff and S-closed topological spaces are achieved via such cluster sets.