Compactification of closed preordered spaces

E. Minguzzi


A topological preordered space admits a Hausdorff T2-preorder compactification if and only if it is Tychonoff and the preorder is represented by the family of continuous isotone functions. We construct the largest Hausdorff T2-preorder compactification for these spaces and clarify its relation with Nachbin’s compactification. Under local compactness the problem of the existence and identification of the smallest Hausdorff T2-preorder compactification is considered.


Nachbin compactification; Quasi-uniformizable space; completely regularly ordered space

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