Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2004

Department

Mathematics

Language

English

Publication Title

International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences

Abstract

We give a new and elementary proof showing that a homeomorphism f:X→X of a compact metric space is positively expansive if and only if X is finite.

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Copyright © 2004 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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DOI

10.1155/S0161171204312184

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