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Fixed Point Theory / Edition 1

Fixed Point Theory / Edition 1

by Andrzej Granas, James Dugundji


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Fixed Point Theory / Edition 1

The theory of Fixed Points is one of the most powerful tools of modern mathematics. This book contains a clear, detailed and well-organized presentation of the major results, together with an entertaining set of historical notes and an extensive bibliography describing further developments and applications.

From the reviews: "I recommend this excellent volume on fixed point theory to anyone interested in this core subject of nonlinear analysis." --MATHEMATICAL REVIEWS

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441918055
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 11/29/2010
Series: Springer Monographs in Mathematics
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2003
Pages: 690
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.06(d)

About the Author

Andrzej Granas studied in Warsaw and then Moscow, where he earned his doctorate in 1958 under Lazar Lusternik. Since 1958 he has held various research and teaching posts in Poland, Canada, and elsewhere. During the Spring of 1970 he occupied a special chair at the Collège de France. In the early nineties, Dr. Granas founded the journal Topological Methods of Nonlinear Analysis, and since 1992, he has served on the Editorial Board of the Zentralblatt. He is an honorary member of the Gdansk Scientific Society.

Table of Contents

Elementary Fixed Point Theorems * Theorem of Borsuk and Topological Transversality * Homology and Fixed Points * Leray-Schauder Degree and Fixed Point Index * The Lefschetz-Hopf Theory * Selected Topics * Index

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