The AR-property for Roberts' example of a compact convex set with no extreme points .1. General result

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Nhu, Nguyen Tho
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We prove that the original compact convex set with no extreme points, constructed by Roberts (1977) is an absolute retract, therefore is homeomorphic to the Hilbert cube. Our proof consists of two parts. In this first part, we give a sufficient condition for a Roberts space to be an AR. In the second part of the paper, we shall apply this to show that the example of Roberts is an AR.
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