# fixed-point

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Related to fixed-point: Fixed point theorem, Fixed point number

## fixed-point

(fĭkst′point′)
Of, relating to, or being a method of writing numerical quantities with a predetermined number of digits and with the decimal located at a single unchanging position.
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As is known to all, the proverbial fixed-point theorem of Banach has been widely used in many branches of mathematics and physics.
The primary object of study, which we shall call the fixed-point set of f/p, is the coincidence set of the pair.
Kakutani, A generalization of Brouwer's fixed-point theorem, Duke Math.
In recent years, fixed-point theorems have attracted increasing attention and have been widely investigated by many authors (e.g., [1-4] and the references therein) because these theorems play important roles in mechanics, physics, differential equations, and so on.
Petrot, "Set-valued fixed-point theorems for generalized contractive mappings without the Hausdorff metric," Applied Mathematics Letters, vol.
step function, fixed-point, iteration map, Newton map, Halley map, sieve of Eratosthenes
In the fixed-point iteration method for solving nonlinear equation f(x)=0, the equation is usually rewritten as
Stojiljkovic: Common fixed-point results for nonlinear contractions in ordered partial metric spaces, Fixed Point Theory Appl., 2011, 2011:71.
Tarafdar, "An approach to fixed-point theorems on uniform spaces," Transactions of the American Mathematical Society, vol.
The output of the thermocouple (in volts) can then be plotted against the known temperature of the fixed-point cell as it is melting (or freezing), which gives a reference output against which the thermocouple readings can be calibrated.

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