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Abstract and Applied Analysis
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 962784, 7 pages
Research Article

Discussion on Contractions on Generalized Metric Spaces

1Department of Mathematics, Atilim University, Incek, 06836 Ankara, Turkey
2Nonlinear Analysis and Applied Mathematics Research Group (NAAM), King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Received 22 December 2013; Accepted 10 January 2014; Published 20 February 2014

Academic Editor: Chi-Ming Chen

Copyright © 2014 Erdal Karapınar. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


We discuss the existence and uniqueness of fixed points of contractive mappings in complete generalized metric spaces, introduced by Branciari. Our results generalize and improve several results in the literature.