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Fixed Points of Maps of a Nonaspherical Wedge

  • Seung Won Kim1Email author,
  • Robert F. Brown2,
  • Adam Ericksen3,
  • Nirattaya Khamsemanan4 and
  • Keith Merrill5
Fixed Point Theory and Applications20092009:531037

DOI: 10.1155/2009/531037

Received: 4 September 2008

Accepted: 13 January 2009

Published: 19 January 2009

The Erratum to this article has been published in Fixed Point Theory and Applications 2010 2010:820265

Abstract

Let be a finite polyhedron that has the homotopy type of the wedge of the projective plane and the circle. With the aid of techniques from combinatorial group theory, we obtain formulas for the Nielsen numbers of the selfmaps of .

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Mathematics, College of Science, Kyungsung University
(2)
Department of Mathematics, University of California
(3)
Department of Mathematics, University of Southern California
(4)
Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology, Thammasat University
(5)
Department of Mathematics, Brandeis University

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© SeungWon Kim et al. 2009

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