Near metrizability via a new approach


  • Dhananjoy Mandal University of Calcutta
  • M. N. Mukherjee University of Calcutta



nearly paracompact space, regular open set, nearly regular and uniform pseudo-bases, nearly metrizable.


The present article deals with near metrizability, initiated in an earlier paper, with a new orientation and approach. The notions of nearly regular and uniform pseudo-bases are introduced and analogues of some results concerning metrizability and paracompactness are obtained for near metrizability and near paracompactness respectively via the proposed approach, suitably formulated.


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How to Cite

D. Mandal and M. N. Mukherjee, “Near metrizability via a new approach”, Appl. Gen. Topol., vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 25–32, Apr. 2014.