1. CMB 2011 (vol 56 pp. 80)
||Three Fixed Point Theorems: Periodic Solutions of a Volterra Type Integral Equation with Infinite Heredity|
In this paper we study the existence of periodic solutions of a Volterra type integral equation with infinite heredity. Banach fixed point theorem, Krasnosel'skii's fixed point theorem, and a combination of Krasnosel'skii's
and Schaefer's fixed point theorems are employed in the analysis.
The combination theorem of Krasnosel'skii and Schaefer requires an a priori bound on all solutions.
We employ Liapunov's direct method to obtain such an a priori bound.
In the process, we compare these theorems in terms of assumptions and outcomes.
Keywords:Volterra integral equation, periodic solutions, Liapunov's method, Krasnosel'skii's fixed point theorem, Schaefer's fixed point theorem