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Fixed Point Theorems for ws-Compact Mappings in Banach Spaces

Fixed Point Theory and Applications20102010:183596

Received: 17 August 2010

Accepted: 4 November 2010

Published: 24 November 2010


We present new fixed point theorems for ws-compact operators. Our fixed point results are obtained under Sadovskii, Leray-Schauder, Rothe, Altman, Petryshyn, and Furi-Pera type conditions. An example is given to show the usefulness and the applicability of our results.


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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Mathematical Sciences, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, USA
Mathematics and Statistics Department, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Department of Mathematics, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Université Cadi Ayyad, Laboratoire de Mathématiques et de Dynamique de Populations, Marrakech, Morocco


© Ravi P. Agarwal et al. 2010

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