## An Introduction to Metric Spaces and Fixed Point TheoryThis book provides an excellent introduction to the subject designed for readers from a variety of mathematical backgrounds. It features introductory properties of metric spaces and Banach spaces, and an appendix contains a summary of the concepts of set theory. |

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### Contents

Metric Spaces | 13 |

Metric Contraction Principles | 41 |

Hyperconvex Spaces | 71 |

Normal Structures in Metric Spaces | 101 |

Banach Spaces | 127 |

Continuous Mappings in Banach Spaces | 171 |

Metric Fixed Point Theory | 197 |

Banach Space Ultrapowers | 243 |

Set Theory | 273 |

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An Introduction to Metric Spaces and Fixed Point Theory Mohamed A. Khamsi,William A. Kirk Limited preview - 2011 |

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