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Is $\mathbb R^J$ normal in the box topology when $J$ is uncountable?

Question: Is $\mathbb R^J$ normal in the box topology when $J$ is uncountable? I know $\mathbb R^J$ is not normal in the product topology, see "Proof" that $\mathbb{R}^J$ is not normal ...
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Nontrivial example of continuous function from $\mathbb R\to\mathbb R^{\omega}$ with box topology on $\mathbb R^{\omega}$

Nontrivial example of a continuous function from $\mathbb R\to \mathbb R^{\omega}$ with box topology on $\mathbb R^{\omega}$ and usual topology on the domain. I can give some trivial example like $...
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Does the box topology have a universal property?

Given a set of topological spaces $\{X_\alpha\}$, there are two main topologies we can give to the Cartesian product $\Pi_\alpha X_\alpha$: the product topology and the box topology. The product ...
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Proving $(-1,1)^{\mathbb{N}}$ is not open in the product topology of $\mathbb{R}^{\mathbb{N}}$

Clarification: here $\mathbb{R}^{\mathbb{N}} = \mathbb{R}\times \mathbb{R} \times \cdots$, i.e, countably many copies of $\mathbb{R}$. $(-1,1)^{\mathbb{N}}$ is completely analagous. I don't want a ...
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Is $\mathbb{R}^\omega$ endowed with the box topology completely normal (or hereditarily normal)?

Just out of curiosity, I'd like to know more properties of box topology. I found Is $\mathbb{R}^\omega$ a completely normal space, in the box topology? quite interesting, but unfortunately, it hasn't ...
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Is the sequence of real number that are $0$ from some point Sense in the box or product topologies

Let $A=\{(x_n)_{n\in\mathbb{N}}\in\mathbb{R}^\mathbb{N}|\exists M\in\mathbb{N} ,\forall n>M, x_n=0 \}\subset\mathbb{R}^\mathbb{N}$, series of real numbers that are zero from some point forward. ...
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Closures and interiors of real sequences

Let X be the set of all real sequences. For both the box and the product topology, find the closure and the interior of S, where S is the subset of X containing: (a) bounded sequences (b) sequences ...
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Space of Sequences with Finitely Many Nonzero Terms is Paracompact

I just proved the following theorem: If $X$ is a regular space that can be written as a countable union of compact subspaces of $X$, then $X$ is paracompact. I am now working on the following: ...
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Box topology defines a topological vector space?

Is the set of all real summable sequences, endowed with the box topology, a topological vector space? Formally, I am interested in $X=\{(a_1,\ldots):a_n \in \mathbb{R} \ \forall n, \ \sum a_n < \...
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Showing the $\ell^2$ topology is different from the Box topology

Let $X$ be the subset of $\Bbb{R}^\omega$ all of sequences $y = (y_i)$ for which $\sum y_i^2 < \infty$. Then $d(x,y) = \left[ \sum_{i=1}^\infty (x_i-y_i)^2 \right]^{1/2}$ defines a metric on $X$, ...
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Prove that $\mathbb R_l$ $\times$ $\mathbb R_l$ given the box topology has a countable dense subset.

Let $\mathbb R_l$ be $\mathbb R$ given the lower limit topology, i.e. the topology generated by $\{[a, b)\subseteq \mathbb R|a<b\}$. Prove that $\mathbb R_l$$\times$$\mathbb R_l$ given the box ...
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Projection map for the product, uniform and box topologies

That the canonical projection map (from say $\mathbb{R}^\mathbb{N}$ to $\mathbb{R}$) is continuous for all three topologies is straightforward. But is it also open for the uniform and box topologies? (...
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Which Maps are Box-Continuous?

The box topology on the set $\mathbb R^\infty$ is defined to have sub-basis of sets $U_1 \times U_2 \times \ldots$ for each $U_i \subset \mathbb R$ open. Observe this is different from the product ...
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Why are box topology and product topology different on infinite products of topological spaces?

Why are box topology and product topology different on infinite products of topological spaces ? I'm reading Munkres's topology. He mentioned that fact but I can't see why it's true that they are ...
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What are the components and path components of $\mathbb{R}^{\omega}$ in the product, uniform, and box topologies?

I am working on an exercise problem about components and path components of $\mathbb{R}^{\omega}$. Specifically, Exercise about components and path components: 1. What are the components and path ...
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Is the box topology good for anything?

In point-set topology, one always learns about the box topology: the topology on an infinite product $X = \prod_{i \in I} X_i$ generated by sets of the form $U = \prod_{i \in I} U_i$, where $U_i \...