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A fixed point theorem for locally nonexpansive mappings in normed spaces

Author: C. Waters
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 97 (1986), 695-699
MSC: Primary 47H10
MathSciNet review: 845990
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Abstract: It is shown that global conditions in a recent result of W. A. Kirk can be replaced with the corresponding local conditions in case the domain is connected. Also a remark is made about the proof of the theorem referenced.

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Keywords: Locally contractive, locally nonexpansive, chainable
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