From: Leo Talbot (leo at domain maths.tcd.ie)
Date: Mon 29 May 2000 - 12:03:27 IST
On Mon, May 29, 2000 at 11:55:41AM +0100, Peter McEvoy wrote:
> Having a bit of a brain melt this morning and thought I'd mail ilug with
> this question considering the number of Comp-Sci and Math heads that are on
> this list (even though this question is totally non-computing related (at
> least, not immediatley related))
> What is the term used in set theory/topology to describe the way subsets
> divide up a domain in such a way that the sum of the subsets is the domain,
> but no two subsets intersect?
> It's on the tip of my tounge, but I can't quite remember it...
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