Homology, Homotopy and Applications

Volume 9 (2007)

Number 1

Classification of di-embeddings of the $n$-cube into $\mathbb{R}^n$

Pages: 213 – 220

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4310/HHA.2007.v9.n1.a9


Praphat Fernandes (Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.)

Andrew Nicas (Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada)


A di-embedding of the $n$-cube $I^n$ into $\mathbb{R}^n$ is a map $ I^n \to \mathbb{R}^n$ which is a dihomeomorphism onto its image.We show that such a map is, up to a permutation of coordinates, an $n$-fold product of 1-dimensional orientation preserving embeddings $ I^1 \to \mathbb{R}$.


dihomeomorphism; partially ordered space; progress graph

2010 Mathematics Subject Classification

55Pxx, 68Q85

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