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This quantity comprises the court cases of the specified consultation on sleek tools in Continuum idea offered on the a hundredth Annual Joint arithmetic conferences held in Cincinnati, Ohio. It additionally positive factors the Houston challenge e-book which incorporates a lately up to date set of 2 hundred difficulties gathered over a number of years on the collage of Houston.;These complaints and difficulties are aimed toward natural and utilized mathematicians, topologists, geometers, physicists and graduate-level scholars in those disciplines.

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We describe results which lead to an analogous theorem for invariant continua (generalized attractors). Mild nondegeneracy and smoothness assumptions replace the strict twist condition in order to assign rotation intervals to attractors for a large class of maps. An orientation-preserving homeomorphism g of the circle has a well-defined rotation number. This number measures the average rate of rotation of a point under iteration by g—averaged, in the limit, over the entire orbit. This limit exists for every point in the circle and is independent of the point chosen.