Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society

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A fixed point approach to homological perturbation theory

Authors: Donald W. Barnes and Larry A. Lambe
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 112 (1991), 881-892
MSC: Primary 55U15
MathSciNet review: 1057939
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Abstract: We show that the problem addressed by classical homological perturbation theory can be reformulated as a fixed point problem leading to new insights into the nature of its solutions. We show, under mild conditions, that the solution is essentially unique.

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Keywords: Chain homotopy, homological perturbation, fixed point, iterative methods
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