By their fruits ye shall know them: some remarks on the interaction of general topology with other areas of mathematics

  title={By their fruits ye shall know them: some remarks on the interaction of general topology with other areas of mathematics},
  author={T. Koetsier and J. Mill},
In his letter of invitation to contribute to this “Handbook of the History of Topology”, Professor James asked us to discuss the role of general topology in other areas of topology. So this paper is not a paper on the history of general topology, it is a paper on the history of its interactions with other fields of mathematics. Of the many possibilities, we decided to report on the one hand on the genesis of general topology and on the other hand on infinite-dimensional topology and set… Expand
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