Martín Peinador, Elena (2012) Normality on topological groups. In Contribuciones matemáticas en honor a Juan Tarrés. UCM, Madrid, pp. 287293. ISBN 9788469544211

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It is a well known fact that every topological group which satisfies a midl separation axiom like beint T0, is automatically Hausdorff and completely regular, thus, a Tychonoff space. Further separation axioms do not hold in general. For instance, the topological produt of uncountable many copies of the discrete group of integer numbers, say ZR is not normal. Clearly it is a topological Abelian Hausdorff group, with the operation defined pointwise and the product topology t. With this example in mind, one can ask, are there "many nonnormal" groups? Markov asked in 1945 whether every uncountable abstract group admits a nonnormal group topology. Van Douwen in 1990 asked if every Abelian group endowed with the weak topology corresponding to the family of all its homomorphisms in the unit circle of the complex plane should be normal. Here we prove that the above group ZR endowed with its Bohr topology tb is nonnormal either, and obtain that all group topologies on ZR which lie between tb and the original one t are also nonnormal. In fact, every compatible topology for this group lacks normality and we raise the general question about the "normality behaviour" of compatible group topologies.
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Uncontrolled Keywords:  Precompact group; Normal topological group; Bohr topology; Compatible topology; Duality 
Subjects:  Sciences > Mathematics > Geometry Sciences > Mathematics > Topology 
ID Code:  17384 
Deposited On:  11 Dec 2012 12:06 
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