Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society

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On the Lefschetz number for iterates of continuous mappings

Author: H. O. Peitgen
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 54 (1976), 441-444
MathSciNet review: 0391074
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Abstract: We give an elementary proof of the $ (\bmod p)$-congruence between the Lefschetz numbers of a continuous mapping and its $ p$th iterate, $ p$ prime, and deduce some results about periodic mappings.

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Keywords: Lefschetz number, iterates, fixed point index, periodic mappings
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