In mathematicslang=en terms the difference between topology and mereotopology
is that
topology is (mathematics) a collection
τ'' of subsets of a set ''x'' such that the empty set and ''x'' are both members of ''τ'' and ''τ is closed under arbitrary unions and finite intersections while
mereotopology is (mathematics) a theory combining mereology and topology, investigating relations between parts and wholes and boundaries between them.
As nouns the difference between topology and mereotopology
is that
topology is (mathematics) a branch of mathematics studying those properties of a geometric figure or solid that are not changed by stretching, bending and similar homeomorphisms while
mereotopology is (mathematics) a theory combining mereology and topology, investigating relations between parts and wholes and boundaries between them.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
topology English
Noun
(topologies)
(mathematics) A branch of mathematics studying those properties of a geometric figure or solid that are not changed by stretching, bending and similar homeomorphisms.
(mathematics) A collection ?'' of subsets of a set ''X'' such that the empty set and ''X'' are both members of ''?'' and ''? is closed under arbitrary unions and finite intersections.
(medicine) The anatomical structure of part of the body.
(computing) The arrangement of nodes in a communications network.
(technology) The properties of a particular technological embodiment that are not affected by differences in the physical layout or form of its application.
(topography) The topographical study of geographic locations or given places in relation to its history.
(dated) The art of, or method for, assisting the memory by associating the thing or subject to be remembered with some place.
Synonyms
* (mathematics) analysis situs
Holonyms
* topological space
Meronyms
* open set
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mereotopology Noun
(mereotopologies)
(mathematics) A theory combining mereology and topology, investigating relations between parts and wholes and boundaries between them. 