Algebraic dimension

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2010 Mathematics Subject Classification: Primary: 55M10 [MSN][ZBL]

of a topological space

One of the different numerical invariants of the ring of continuous functions on the given space, related to the concept of dimension.

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This article was adapted from an original article by P.S. Aleksandrov (originator), which appeared in Encyclopedia of Mathematics - ISBN 1402006098. See original article