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Monotone Generalized Nonlinear Contractions in Partially Ordered Metric Spaces

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Fixed Point Theory and Applications20092008:131294

Received: 29 August 2008

Accepted: 9 December 2008

Published: 29 January 2009


A concept of -monotone mapping is introduced, and some fixed and common fixed point theorems for -non-decreasing generalized nonlinear contractions in partially ordered complete metric spaces are proved. Presented theorems are generalizations of very recent fixed point theorems due to Agarwal et al. (2008).


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Authors’ Affiliations

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Kragujevac, Kraljevo, Serbia
Department of Applied Mathematics, Changwon National University, Changwon, South Korea


© Ljubomir Ćirić et al. 2008

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