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A short proof of Fan's fixed point theorem

Author: Frode Terkelsen
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 42 (1974), 643-644
MSC: Primary 47H10
MathSciNet review: 0333857
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Abstract: Fan's fixed point theorem for multivalued functions in locally convex spaces is proved by means of Brouwer's fixed point theorem and the concept of a partition of unity.

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