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Fixed point indices and manifolds with collars

Fixed Point Theory and Applications20062006:87657

  • Received: 7 December 2004
  • Accepted: 24 July 2005
  • Published:


This paper concerns a formula which relates the Lefschetz number for a map to the fixed point index summed with the fixed point index of a derived map on part of the boundary of . Here is a compact manifold and is with a collar attached.


  • Differential Geometry
  • Computational Biology
  • Point Index


Authors’ Affiliations

705 Sugar Hill Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47906, USA
Mathematics Department, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA


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