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Brouwer fixed-point theorem

[brou-er fikst-point] /ˈbraʊ ər ˈfɪkstˈpɔɪnt/
noun, Mathematics
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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
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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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(2001-03-29)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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