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CW complex

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  1. In topology, a CW complex is a type of topological space introduced by J. H. C. Whitehead to meet the needs of homotopy theory

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  2. is a kind of topological space, a generalization of the simplicial complex

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  3. The idea was to have a class of spaces that was broader than simplicial complexes (in modern language, which had better categorical properties), but still retained a combinatorial nature, so that computational considerations were not ignored

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  4. The name itself is unrevealing: CW stands for closure-finite weak topology

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  5. For these purposes a closed cell is a topological space homeomorphic to a simplex, or equally a ball (of which a sphere is the boundary) or cube in n dimensions

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