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contraction mapping


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A mapping, f, on a metric space, X, which decreases the distance, d, between any two points in X, i.e. for some a < 1, i.e. d{f(x), f(y)}≤a × d{x, y} for all x, y in X. See also finite intersection property.

Subjects: Mathematics.


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