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Remarks on Extensions of the Himmelberg Fixed Point Theorem

Fixed Point Theory and Applications20072007:016028

  • Received: 30 August 2007
  • Accepted: 16 November 2007
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Recently, Jafari and Sehgal obtained an extension of the Himmelberg fixed point theorem based on the Kakutani fixed-point theorem. We give generalizations of the extension to almost convex sets instead of convex sets. We also give generalizations for a large class of better admissible multimaps instead of the Kakutani maps. Our arguments are based on the KKM principle and some of previous results due to the second author.


  • Point Theorem
  • Differential Geometry
  • Computational Biology


Authors’ Affiliations

Faculty of Business and Commerce, Keio University, Hiyoshi, Yokohama 223-8521, Japan
The National Academy of Sciences, Seocho-gu, Seoul, 137-044, Korea
Department of Mathematical Sciences, College of Natural Science, Seoul National University, Seoul, 151-747, Korea


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© H. Komiya and S. Park. 2007

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