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Journal of Applied Mathematics
Volume 2012, Article ID 786061, 13 pages
Research Article

Some Fixed Point Theorems for Nonlinear Set-Valued Contractive Mappings

1Department of Mathematics, Liaoning Normal University, Dalian, Liaoning 116029, China
2Department of Mathematics and RINS, Gyeongsang National University, Jinju 660-701, Republic of Korea

Received 10 April 2012; Accepted 9 May 2012

Academic Editor: Yonghong Yao

Copyright © 2012 Zeqing Liu et al. 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.


Four fixed point theorems for nonlinear set-valued contractive mappings in complete metric spaces are proved. The results presented in this paper are extensions of a few well-known fixed point theorems. Two examples are also provided to illustrate our results.