International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences

Volume 2004 (2004), Issue 51, Pages 2719-2740

doi:10.1155/S0161171204311257

## On the topology of D -metric spaces and generation of D -metric spaces from metric spaces

# S. V. R. Naidu,^{1} K. P. R. Rao,^{2} and N. Srinivasa Rao^{2}

^{1}Department of Applied Mathematics, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam 530 003, India^{2}Department of Applied Mathematics, Nagarjuna University Post Graduate (N.U.P.G.) Centre, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Nuzvid 521 201, India

Received 20 November 2003

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#### Abstract

An example of a