Fixed Point Theory and Applications
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 508730, 10 pages
Research Article

Fixed Point Theorems for Monotone Mappings on Partial Metric Spaces

Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science and Arts, Kirikkale University, 71450 Yahsihan, Kirikkale, Turkey

Received 12 November 2010; Accepted 24 December 2010

Academic Editor: S. Al-Homidan

Copyright © 2011 Ishak Altun and Ali Erduran. 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.


Matthews (1994) introduced a new distance 𝑝 on a nonempty set 𝑋 , which is called partial metric. If ( 𝑋 , 𝑝 ) is a partial metric space, then 𝑝 ( 𝑥 , 𝑥 ) may not be zero for 𝑥 𝑋 . In the present paper, we give some fixed point results on these interesting spaces.