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International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 2005, Issue 24, Pages 3909-3923

Equivalence among some neighborhood structures in fuzzy topology

Department of Mathematics “Ennio De Giorgi”, University of Lecce, via Arnesano, C.P. 193, Lecce 73100, Italy

Received 15 March 2005; Revised 26 October 2005

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We deepen the study of two known neighborhood structures, which here will be called fk-neighborhood structures and fq-neighborhood structures, in the context of Šostak fuzzy topological spaces. In particular, we characterize fuzzy topologies by fk-neighbor-hood structures. Moreover we introduce and discuss the notions of fk-neighborhood prestructure and fm-neighborhood structure in the same context. At last we prove that the three neighborhood structures mentioned above are equivalent.