# Representative subspace

From Encyclopedia of Mathematics

A subspace $ X $of a topological space $ Y $ such that the inclusion $ X \subset Y $ is a weak homotopy equivalence.

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Representative subspace.

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This article was adapted from an original article by A.F. Kharshiladze (originator), which appeared in Encyclopedia of Mathematics - ISBN 1402006098. See original article