dimension theory


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dimension theory

[də′men·chən ‚thē·ə·rē]
(mathematics)
The study of abstract notions of dimension, which are topological invariants of a space.
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It attempts to deal with American history, modern politics, religion time-travel, multiple dimension theory and quantum physics, all in one game.
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This is not to diminish Wells's insight: a mathematical formalization of dimension theory was first published by Karl Menger in 1928, and Hurewicz and Wallman's Dimension Theory was published in 1941.