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Mapping hierarchy for dendrites. (English) Zbl 0822.54009
An important method in classifying continua is to consider their images under mappings that have some of the properties of a homeomorphism such as being open, monotone, confluent, light, etc. The authors of the current monograph study in depth monotone, weakly confluent, open, and $$r$$-mappings between dendrites. They also present several theorems concerning the structure of dendrites and a mapping hierarchy for dendrites as well as a number of unsolved problems.

##### MSC:
 54C10 Special maps on topological spaces (open, closed, perfect, etc.) 54F50 Topological spaces of dimension $$\leq 1$$; curves, dendrites