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Title: Banach's fixed point theorem for partial metric spaces
Authors: Oltra, Sandra
Valero, Oscar
Keywords: dualistic partial metricpartial metriccompletequasi-metricfixed point
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: Università degli Studi di Trieste. Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica
Source: Sandra Oltra, Oscar Valero, "Banach's fixed point theorem for partial metric spaces", in: Rendiconti dell’Istituto di Matematica dell’Università di Trieste. An International Journal of Mathematics, 36 (2004), pp. 17-26.
Series/Report no.: Rendiconti dell’Istituto di Matematica dell’Università di Trieste. An International Journal of Mathematics
36 (2004)
Abstract: 
In 1994, S.G. Matthews introduced the notion of a par-
tial metric space and obtained, among other results, a Banach
contraction mapping for these spaces. Later on, S.J. O’Neill gen-
eralized Matthews’ notion of partial metric, in order to establish
connections between these structures and the topological aspects
of domain theory. Here, we obtain a Banach fixed point theorem
for complete partial metric spaces in the sense of O’Neill. Thus,
Matthews’ fixed point theorem follows as special case of our result.
Type: Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10077/4164
ISSN: 0049-4704
Appears in Collections:Rendiconti dell'Istituto di matematica dell'Università di Trieste: an International Journal of Mathematics vol.36 (2004)

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