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The internal structure of irreducible continua

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With a focus on local connectedness and monotone maps
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This thesis is an examination of the structure of irreducible continua, with a particular emphasis on local connectedness and monotone maps. A continuum is irreducible if there exist a pair of points such that no proper subcontinuum contains both, with the arc being the most basic example. Being irreducible has a number of interesting implications for a continuum, both locally and globally, and it is these consequences we shall focus on.

As mentioned above, the arc is the most stra...

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MPLS
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Mathematical Institute
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2018-04-08

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