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In the mathematical field of topology, a uniform space is a set with a uniform structure. (Def: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uniform_space)

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a subclass of quasi metric spaces with properties almost identical to metric spaces

It is well known that passing from metric spaces to quasi-metric spaces (i.e., dropping the requirement that the metric function $d:X\times X\to \mathbb R$ satisfies $d(x,y)=d(y,x)$) carries with it ...
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Generalization of inner product spaces (analogue to uniform spaces/locally convex spaces)

In the following I am going to devise a chart of topological spaces that contains inner product spaces, normed vector spaces, metric spaces and other related spaces. In the end there will be a gap in ...
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Benefits from using the uniform structure of compact Hausdorff spaces

It is well known that every compact Hausdorff space admits a unique (necessarily complete) uniform structure which is compatible with the topology, and every continuous function from such a space to a ...
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meaning of the notation $\mathcal{U}/V$

If $\mathcal{U}$ is an open cover of a uniform space and $\mathcal{V}$ is a uniform cover then what is the meaning of the notation $\mathcal{U}/V$ where $V \in \mathcal{V}$?
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Uniformity is generated by pseudometrics

How to prove that every uniform space is generated by a family of pseudometric spaces? You may offer me a book. In Engelking this theorem is presented without a proof. In Willard it is a exercise. ...
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Two definitions of totally bounded uniform spaces

Wikipedia gives this definition of totally bounded uniform space: a subset $S$ of a uniform space $X$ is totally bounded if and only if, given any entourage $E$ in $X$, there exists a finite cover of ...
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do the uniformly continuous functions to the reals determine the uniformity?

It is well known that the completely regular spaces $X$ are characterized as those topological spaces whose topology is recovered from $C(X)$, the set of continuous functions $X\to \mathbb R$. In ...
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When does pointwise convergence on compact space imply uniform convergence?

I just wondered whether there is a more general theorem behind claims like 'if a sequence of equicontinuos functions $f_i:[a,b]\rightarrow{\bf R}$ converges pointwise to a continuous function $f$ then ...
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Question about the definition of Dieudonné completion

Dieudonné completion $\mu X$ of a space $X$ is the completion of $X$ with respect to the maximal uniformity $U_X$ on $X$ compatible with the topology of $X$. I failed to find references to ...
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Terminology for some special sets

The following predicates are used in the definition of total boundness of uniform spaces: a space is bounded if the predicate holds for every entourage, specifically for the first predicate (the ...
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Pointfree generalization of uniform spaces?

Topological spaces generalize as frames and locales. But are there a pointfree generalization of uniform spaces?
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On the Compact Uniformization Theorem

I just read through a proof of the Compact Uniformization Theorem, and I follow it up to the very last line. The proof is: Compact Uniformization Threorem. If $X$ is a compact regular space, then the ...
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Criterion for relative compactness in uniform spaces

I am having problems in understanding a criterion for relative compactness given in a book (see below for details if you are interested) on SPDEs. However, I think it just invokes a pretty general ...
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Are the sections of entourages in a uniform space open?

Wikipedia's article on uniform spaces defines the following. A nonempty family $\mathcal{U}$ of subsets $U \subseteq X \times X$ is a uniform structure if it satisfies the following axioms: ...
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Question regarding uniform spaces and equicontinuity number 2

Following the already answered question: Question regarding uniform spaces and equicontinuity in the context of proposition 27. How do we know that indeed every element in the p-closure of G is a ...
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A totally bounded uniformity and certain filters

Conjecture For every totally bounded uniform space $(U;F)$ and filters $\mathcal{X}$, $\mathcal{Y}$ on $U$ such that $$\forall E\in F,X\in\mathcal{X},Y\in\mathcal{Y}:(X\times Y)\cap E\ne\emptyset,$$ ...
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Completeness and being totally bounded

Are completeness and being totally bounded somehow related with each other for uniform spaces?
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Uniform covers and partitions of unity

A cover $\mathcal C$ of a uniform space $(X,\mathcal U)$ is called a uniform cover if there is $U\in \mathcal U$ such that the cover $\{U(x):x\in X\}$ refines $\mathcal C$. Is it true that to every ...
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Construct a specific base for Fine uniformities in the diagonal(Entourages) case

For every uniformizable space $X$ there is a finest uniformity on $X$ compatible with the topology of $X$ called the fine uniformity or universal uniformity. To construct Fine uniformities, Let ...