## Dynamics of the iteration operator on the space of continuous self-maps

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## Abstract:

The semi-dynamical system of a continuous self-map is generated by iteration of the map, however, the iteration itself, being an operator on the space of continuous self-maps, may generate interesting dynamical behaviors. In this paper we prove that the iteration operator is continuous on the space of all continuous self-maps of a compact metric space and therefore induces a semi-dynamical system on the space. Furthermore, we characterize its fixed points and periodic points in the case that the compact metric space is a compact interval by discussing the Babbage equation. We prove that all orbits of the iteration operator are bounded but most fixed points are not stable. On the other hand, we prove that the iteration operator is not chaotic.## References

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## Additional Information

**Murugan Veerapazham**- Affiliation: Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences, National Institute of Technology Karnataka Surathkal, Mangalore- 575 025, India
- MR Author ID: 1252236
- ORCID: 0000-0002-0267-3482
- Email: murugan@nitk.edu.in
**Chaitanya Gopalakrishna**- Affiliation: Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences, National Institute of Technology Karnataka Surathkal, Mangalore- 575 025, India
- ORCID: 0000-0002-4482-2810
- Email: cberbalaje@gmail.com
**Weinian Zhang**- Affiliation: Yangtze Center of Mathematics and Department of Mathematics, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610064, People’s Republic of China
- MR Author ID: 259735
- Email: matzwn@126.com
- Received by editor(s): December 23, 2019
- Received by editor(s) in revised form: April 29, 2020
- Published electronically: October 16, 2020
- Additional Notes: The first author was supported by SERB, DST, Government of India, through the project $ECR/2017/000765$.

The third author is the corresponding author and was supported by NSFC # 11521061, # 11771307 and # 11831012 and by China MOE PCSIRT ${\text {IRT}_{\text {15R53}}}$. - Communicated by: Wenxian Shen
- © Copyright 2020 American Mathematical Society
- Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc.
**149**(2021), 217-229 - MSC (2010): Primary 39B12, 47H30; Secondary 37C25, 54H20
- DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/proc/15178
- MathSciNet review: 4172599