Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society

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A short short proof of the Cartwright-Littlewood theorem

Author: Morton Brown
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 65 (1977), 372
MSC: Primary 55C20
MathSciNet review: 0461491
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Abstract: Each orientation preserving homeomorphism of the plane that is invariant on a nonseparating bounded continuum has a fixed point on the continuum.

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Keywords: Fixed point, homeomorphism, Cartwright-Littlewood
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