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Brouwer fixed-point theorem

[brou-er fikst-point] /ˈbraʊ ər ˈfɪkstˈpɔɪnt/
noun, Mathematics
the theorem that for any continuous transformation of a circle into itself, including its boundary, there is at least one point that is mapped to itself.
Origin of Brouwer fixed-point theorem
named after L. E. J. Brouwer Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Brouwer fixed-point theorem in Technology
A well-known result in topology stating that any continuous transformation of an n-dimensional disk must have at least one fixed point.
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The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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