Welcome!
Welcome to this site designed to collate and stimulate research
into all aspects of partial metric spaces.
This page is maintained by myself, Steve Matthews.
Please email me
with any errors, broken links, omissions, open problems, new research, or useful
commentary, in or pertaining to partial metric spaces.
An Introductory article on
Partial Metric Spaces
has just been published in American Mathematical Monthly (116 pp.708718).
Please click on any of the following links, or navigate this site using
the menu to the left.
Welcome 
 
this page 
Definition 
 
what is a partial metric space? 
Differences 
 
how does a partial metric space
differ from a metric space? 
Examples 
 
what are some examples of partial metric spaces? 
Key properties 
 
what are the key properties of
partial metric spaces? 
More properties 
 
what do we know about partial metric spaces? 
Open problems 
 
what are the open problems for research
into partial metric spaces? 
The story 
 
what is the story behind partial metric spaces? 
Contributors 
 
who has contributed to the development of
partial metric spaces? 
Non symmetric 
 
how do partial metric spaces relate to non symmetric
topology? 
Metric semantics 
 
how do partial metric spaces relate to the metric semantics
of programming languages? 
Domain theory 
 
how do partial metric spaces relate to Scott's theory of
domains? 
Publications 
 
what are the publications to study to find
out more about partial metric spaces? 
Applications 
 
what are the known or conceived uses of
partial metric spaces? 
Presentations 
 
are there any useful OHP slides or powerpoint
presentations on partial metric spaces? 
Forums 
 
what are the means for discussing partial metric spaces
with other people? 
