Mathematische Zeitschrift

, Volume 271, Issue 3–4, pp 1271–1285 | Cite as

On the approximate fixed point property in abstract spaces

  • C. S. BarrosoEmail author
  • O. F. K. Kalenda
  • P.-K. Lin


Let X be a Hausdorff topological vector space, X * its topological dual and Z a subset of X *. In this paper, we establish some results concerning the σ(X, Z)-approximate fixed point property for bounded, closed convex subsets C of X. Three major situations are studied. First, when Z is separable in the strong topology. Second, when X is a metrizable locally convex space and Z = X *, and third when X is not necessarily metrizable but admits a metrizable locally convex topology compatible with the duality. Our approach focuses on establishing the Fréchet–Urysohn property for certain sets with regarding the σ(X, Z)-topology. The support tools include the Brouwer’s fixed point theorem and an analogous version of the classical Rosenthal’s 1-theorem for 1-sequences in metrizable case. The results are novel and generalize previous work obtained by the authors in Banach spaces.


Weak approximate fixed point property Metrizable locally convex space 1 sequence Fréchet–Urysohn space 

Mathematics Subject Classification (2000)

Primary 47H10 46A03 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departamento de MatemáticaUniversidade Federal do CearáFortalezaBrazil
  2. 2.Department of Mathematical Analysis, Faculty of Mathematics and PhysicsCharles UniversityPrague 8Czech Republic
  3. 3.Department of MathematicsUniversity of MemphisMemphisUSA

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