This article defines a property of topological spaces: a property that can be evaluated to true/false for any topological space|View a complete list of properties of topological spaces
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A topological space is said to be self-based if it has a basis of open sets for which every basis set is homeomorphic to the whole space.
Relation with other properties
This property of topological spaces is closed under taking arbitrary products
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This property of topological spaces is a box product-closed property of topological spaces: it is closed under taking arbitrary box products
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Hereditariness on open subsets
This property of topological spaces is hereditary on open subsets, or is open subspace-closed. In other words, any open subset of a topological space having this property, also has this property
An open subset of a self-based space is self-based under the induced subspace topology. The idea is that we can choose a smaller basis element about each point in the subspace, that is homeomorphic to the open subset.