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International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 26 (2001), Issue 6, Pages 331-339

Coincidence and fixed point theorems in metric and Banach spaces

1Department of Mathematics, Liaoning Normal University, Liaoning, Dalian 116029, China
2Department of Applied Mathematics, Changwon National University, Changwon 641-773, Korea
3Department of Mathematics and Statistics, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University, Al-khoud, Muscat 123, Oman

Received 7 August 2000

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We prove some coincidence and fixed point theorems for generalized (ϕ,f)-contractive type and f-nonexpansive type multivalued and singlevalued mappings in metric and Banach spaces, respectively. Our results extend, improve, and unify a few known results due to Browder, Browder and Petryshyn, Chang, Huang, and Cho, Husain and Latif, Husain and Tarafdar, and Karlovitz.