# H-space

## English edit

### Etymology edit

The *H* was suggested by Jean-Pierre Serre in recognition of the influence exerted on the subject by Heinz Hopf.

### Noun edit

- (topology) A topological space X (generally assumed to be connected) together with a continuous map μ : X × X → X with an identity element e such that μ(e, x) = μ(x, e) = x for all x in X.