Topics in Metric Fixed Point Theory

Metric fixed point theory has proved a flourishing area of research for the past twenty-five years. This book offers the mathematical community an accessible, self-contained document that can be used as an introduction to the subject and its development. It will be understandable to a wide audience, including nonspecialists and provides a source for examples, references and new approaches for those currently working in the subject.


"In short, everything anyone wants to know about metric fixed point theory is discussed somewhere, clearly and with recent proofs where there are any." M. M. Day, Mathematical Reviews