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Infimum Principle

Authors: Wladyslaw Kulpa and Andrzej Szymanski
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 132 (2004), 203-210
MSC (1991): Primary 52A07, 54H25, 90A56; Secondary 90D06
Published electronically: May 28, 2003
MathSciNet review: 2021263
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Abstract: We utilize the technique of dual sets to prove a theorem on the attainment of a simultaneous infimum by a compatible family of functions. Corollaries to the theorem include, among others, the von Neumann Minimax Principle and Nash's Equilibrium Theorem.

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Wladyslaw Kulpa
Affiliation: Institute of Mathematics, University of Silesia, Bankowa 14, 40-007 Katowice, Poland

Andrzej Szymanski
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania 16057

Keywords: Simplicial space, dual family, fixed point
Received by editor(s): November 14, 2001
Received by editor(s) in revised form: August 14, 2002
Published electronically: May 28, 2003
Communicated by: Alan Dow
Article copyright: © Copyright 2003 American Mathematical Society