Brouwer fixed-point theorem

Brouwer fixed-point theorem

[brou-er fikst-point]
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:
named after L. E. J. Brouwer

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Brouwer Fixed-Point Theorem definition

topology
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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