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Fixed-Point Theory

  • James W. Vick
Part of the Graduate Texts in Mathematics book series (GTM, volume 145)

Abstract

We are interested in studying the behavior of continuous functions on manifolds with particular interest in detecting the presence or absence of fixed points or coincidences. This is a classical problem, so it may prove enlightening to take a brief look at some of its early development.

Keywords

Euler Class Homology Theory Fundamental Class Lefschetz Number Coincidence Theorem 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • James W. Vick
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsThe University of Texas at AustinAustinUSA

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