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  • Open Access

Fixed Point Methods for the Generalized Stability of Functional Equations in a Single Variable

Fixed Point Theory and Applications20072008:749392

  • Received: 25 August 2007
  • Accepted: 16 December 2007
  • Published:


We discuss on the generalized Ulam-Hyers stability for functional equations in a single variable, including the nonlinear functional equations, the linear functional equations, and a generalization of functional equation for the square root spiral. The stability results have been obtained by a fixed point method. This method introduces a metrical context and shows that the stability is related to some fixed point of a suitable operator.


  • Functional Equation
  • Differential Geometry
  • Stability Result
  • Point Method
  • Single Variable

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Authors’ Affiliations

Departamentul de Matematică, Universitatea Politehnica din Timişoara, Piaţa Victoriei no. 2, 300006 Timişoara, Romania
Facultatea de Matematică Şi Informatică, Universitatea de Vest din Timişoara, Bv. Vasile Pârvan 4, 300223 Timişoara, Romania


© L. Cădariu and V. Radu. 2008

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