The Journal of Analysis

, Volume 26, Issue 1, pp 49–59 | Cite as

Fixed point theorems for generalized multivalued contraction

  • N. ChandraEmail author
  • Mahesh C. Joshi
  • Narendra K. Singh
Original Research Paper


In this paper, a fixed point theorem for multi-valued mappings on a complete metric space is established taking a general contractive condition which generalizes several contractive conditions. Many generalizations of some well known results are also obtained as corollaries. Further, we give an application to the existence and uniqueness of solutions for certain classes of functional equations arising in dynamic programming.


Multi-valued mapping Fixed points and generalized contraction 

Mathematics Subject Classification

47H10 54H25 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mathematics, D. S. B. CampusKumaun UniversityNainitalIndia

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