Editorial Board Member Spotlight: Hong-Kun Xu

HongKunXuHong-Kun Xu is currently a distinguished professor at Hangzhou Dianzi University in Hangzhou, China. He received his BS., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Zhejiang Normal University in 1982, Zhejiang University in 1985 and Xi’an Jiaotong University in 1988, respectively. Subsequently, he joined East China University of Science and Technology as Lecturer and was promoted to Associate Professor in 1990. read more...

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  1. Editorial

    Editorial

    Ravi P Agarwal, Juan J Nieto and Adrian Petrusel

    Published on: 14 June 2017

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Aims and scope

In a wide range of mathematical problems the existence of a solution is equivalent to the existence of a fixed point for a suitable map. The existence of a fixed point is therefore of paramount importance in several areas of mathematics and other sciences. Fixed point results provide conditions under which maps have solutions. The theory itself is a beautiful mixture of analysis (pure and applied), topology, and geometry. Over the last 50 years or so the theory of fixed points has been revealed as a very powerful and important tool in the study of nonlinear phenomena. In particular, fixed point techniques have been applied in such diverse fields as biology, chemistry, economics, engineering, game theory, and physics. The aim of this journal is to report new fixed point results and their applications in which the indispensability of the fixed point results is highlighted. This journal will accept high quality articles containing original research results and survey articles of exceptional merit. An article to be published in Fixed Point Theory and Applications must contain either some new applications to real world problems or reveal novel aspects of the theory applicable to new situations.

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Iterative Methods and Optimization Algorithms: A Dedication to Hong-Kun Xu
Deadline for submissions: December 31, 2017

Article collections

Fixed Point Theory: Theory, Computation and Applications
Edited by: Vasile Berinde, Adrian Petrusel and Radu Precup


Recent Progress in Fixed Point Theory and Applications (2015)
Edited by: Dr Inci Erhan, Prof A. Petrusel, Dr Antonio-Francisco Roldán-López-de-Hierro, Prof Erdal Karapinar


New Challenges and Trends in Fixed Point Theory and Its Applications
Edited by: Prof Yeol Je Cho, Dr Reza Saadati, Prof Manuel De la Sen, Prof Abdul Latif


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