Isolated point

From Encyclopedia of Mathematics
(Redirected from Dense-in-itself set)
Jump to: navigation, search

of a subspace $A$ of a topological space $X$

A point $a\in A$ such that the intersection of some neighbourhood of $a$ with $A$ consists of the point $a$ alone.

A subset $A$ with no isolated points is dense-in-itself; a closed dense-in-itself subset is a perfect set.


[1] Steen, Lynn Arthur; Seebach, J. Arthur Jr. (1978). Counterexamples in Topology (second edition). Berlin, New York: Springer-Verlag. ISBN 978-0-486-68735-3. MR 507446. Zbl 0386.54001.
How to Cite This Entry:
Dense-in-itself set. Encyclopedia of Mathematics. URL: