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On random coincidence and fixed points for a pair of multivalued and single-valued mappings

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Journal of Inequalities and Applications20062006:81045

  • Received: 2 February 2006
  • Accepted: 22 July 2006
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Let ( ) be a Polish space, the family of all nonempty closed and bounded subsets of , and ( ) a measurable space. A pair of a hybrid measurable mappings and , satisfying the inequality (1.2), are introduced and investigated. It is proved that if is complete, , are continuous for all , , are measurable for all , and for each , then there is a measurable mapping such that for all . This result generalizes and extends the fixed point theorem of Papageorgiou (1984) and many classical fixed point theorems.


  • Measurable Mapping
  • Point Theorem
  • Measurable Space
  • Fixed Point Theorem
  • Polish Space


Authors’ Affiliations

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Aleksinačkih Rudara 12-35, Belgrade, 11070, Serbia and Montenegro
Department of Applied Mathematics, Changwon National University, Changwon, 641-773, Korea
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Bulevar Kralja Aleksandra 73, Belgrade, 11000, Serbia and Montenegro


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