Path-connected Group Extensions

  • Edler, Laurie A. (Department of Mathematics, Georgia College & State University) ;
  • Schneider, Victor P. (Department of Mathematics, University of Louisiana at Lafayette)
  • Received : 2005.05.16
  • Published : 2006.09.23


Let N be a normal subgroup of a path-connected topological group (G, $t$). In this paper, the authors consider the existence of path-connectedness in refined topologies in order to address the property of maximal path-connectedness in topological groups. In particular, refinements on $t$ and refinements on the quotient topology on G/N are studied. The preservation of path-connectedness in extending topologies and translation topologies is also considered.


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