# Questions tagged [contraction-mapping]

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### Steps of the MMP “in family”

Let $\pi\colon X\to Y$ be a morphism between irreducible varieties with terminal singularities (let us say smooth if you want). I suppose that I have an open subset $U$ of $Y$ over which the fibres ...

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### The contraction principle in quasi metric spaces

I am researching contractive mappings and I need the article of I. A. Bakhtin "The contraction principle in quasi metric spaces"(1989) or at least part where explanation is given for ...

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### Determining the behavior of a contraction mapping with undefined points

Label $X$ as the real interval $[0, a]$ where $a \in \mathbb{R}^+$, so that $\text{int}(X) = (0, a)$ labels the interior of $X$ and $\partial X$ labels the boundary of $X$. I have a function $f:\text{...

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### Gradient flows: convex potential vs. contractive flow?

Take a $\mathcal C^2$ potential $V:\mathbb R^d\to \mathbb R$, and assume that it is bounded from below (say $\min V=0$ for simplicity, so that $V\geq 0$).
Consider the autonomous gradient-flow
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\dot ...

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### Set operations over iterated function systems

An iterated function system (IFS) is a finite set of contraction mappings on a complete metric space. Symbolically,
$$\{f_i :X \to X \mid i=1,2,..n \},\quad n \in \mathbb{N}$$
is an IFS if each $...

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### Solving for a monotone function - contraction operator for functions?

I want to solve a problem for an increasing function $g(x)$, for $x \in [0,1]$ and with $g(0) = 0$ and $g(1) = 1$.
The solution will be solution to the following equation
$\forall x$, $f_1(x) = f_2(g(...

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### Can a nonlinear dynamical system be rewritten in terms of constraints?

My question is based on thoughts after reading to a specific section in the paper "On Contraction Analysis for Nonlinear Systems" by W. Lohmiller and JJ. Slotine, Section 4.2 Constrained Systems. ...

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### Generation of strict contraction semigroups

Let $T(t)$ be a $C_0$-semigroup on Banach space $X$, and $A$ its generator. By Lumer-Philipps theorem we know that if $A$ is densely defined and m-dissipative operator then it generates a $C_0$-...

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### Small contraction for Hyperkähler Varieties

I have the following basic question. Everything is over $\mathbb{C}$.
Let $X$ be a hyperkähler (irreducible holomorphic symplectic) variety and we consider a small contraction $f\colon X \rightarrow ...

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### A exemple of a strongly-continuous contraction semigroup : how to prove the contraction?

I am trying to prove that $P_t := e^{\lambda t (P-I)}$ (where $Pf:= \int f(y) P(\cdot , dy)\in \mathcal{C}_0(\mathbb{R}^d)$, for $f\in \mathcal{C}_0(\mathbb{R}^d)$, $P$ being a probability kernel), is ...

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### Notion of contractive map for certain set-valued functions

A map $f:\mathbb{C} \to \mathbb{C}$ is contractive (and Lipschitz) if
for every $z_1,z_2$, we have $|f(z_1)-f(z_2)|\le K|z_1-z_2|$ for some positive $K<1$. This implies the existence of a unique, ...

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### On the possibility of extending the Sz.-Nagy dilation theorem for multiple contraction operators on Hilbert spaces

I am presently doing research concerned with operator algebras and operator theory and I thought to write here in the hopes of seeking expert advice on an idea I had here. The classic Sz.-Nagy ...

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### On contractive properties of a nonlinear matrix algorithm

I’m stuck in a problem that concerns a nonlinear iterative matrix algorithm.
Although the problem is quite complicated to explain I’ll try to describe it in a simple way, neglecting unnecessary ...

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### Convergence of trajectories and asymptotic stability

Say that an autonomous system $\dot{u} = f(u)$ in $\mathbb{R}^{m}$ has the property that for any two solutions $x(t), y(t)$ corresponding to initial conditions $x(0)$ and $y(0)$ the trajectories are ...

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### Unfolding subspace algebraic space

Let $ Y \subset X$ be a closed subspace of an algebraic space of finite type over $\mathbb{C}$. Let $p : Y' \rightarrow Y$ be a proper map of algebraic spaces. Artin proved that there exists a ...

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### Does a particular iteration produce a weak solution to a non linear pde?

Consider the following non linear pde in the unknown $v(x,y)$:
$$ \frac{\partial v(x,y)}{\partial x} +
\Big(\frac{\partial v(x,y)}{\partial x} \Big)^2 = e^{2 ty}-1 $$
where $t$ is some fixed small ...

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### Is there an appropriate weighted Sobolev space to include exponential map and projection map?

Observe that given a non negative function
$\omega: \mathbb{R^2} \rightarrow [0, \infty)$, we can define the weighted
$L^{p}(\mathbb{R}^2, \omega) $ spaces. They are measurable functions
$f: \...