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# Existence and convergence of fixed points for mappings of asymptotically nonexpansive type in uniformly convex W-hyperbolic spaces

*Fixed Point Theory and Applications*
**volume 2011**, Article number: 39 (2011)

## Abstract

Uniformly convex *W*-hyperbolic spaces with monotone modulus of uniform convexity are a natural generalization of both uniformly convexnormed spaces and CAT(0) spaces. In this article, we discuss the existence of fixed points and demiclosed principle for mappings of asymptotically non-expansive type in uniformly convex *W*-hyperbolic spaces with monotone modulus of uniform convexity. We also obtain a Δ-convergence theorem of Krasnoselski-Mann iteration for continuous mappings of asymptotically nonexpansive type in CAT(0) spaces.

**MSC**: 47H09; 47H10; 54E40

## 1. Introduction

In 1974, Kirk [1] introduced the mappings of asymptotically nonexpansive type and proved the existence of fixed points in uniformly convex Banach spaces. In 1993, Bruck et al [2] introduced the notion of mappings which are asymptotically nonexpansive in the intermediate sense (continuous mappings of asymptotically nonexpansive type) and obtained the weak convergence theorems of averaging iteration for mappings of asymptotically nonexpansive in the intermediate sense in uniformly convex Banach space with the Opial property. Since then many authors have studied on the existence and convergence theorems of fixed points for these two classes of mappings in Banach spaces, for example, Xu [3], Kaczor [4, 5], Rhoades [6], etc.

In this work, we consider to extend some results to uniformly convex *W*-hyperbolic spaces which are a natural generalization of both uniformly convex normed spaces and CAT(0) spaces. We prove the existence of fixed points and demiclosed principle for mappings of asymptotically nonexpansive type in uniformly convex *W*-hyperbolic spaces with monotone modulus of uniform convexity.

In 1976, Lim [7] introduced a concept of convergence in a general metric space setting which he called "Δ-convergence." In 2008, Kirk and Panyanak [8] specialized Lim's concept to CAT(0) spaces and showed that many Banach space results involving weak convergence have precise analogs in this setting. Since then the notion of Δ-convergence has been widely studied and a number of articles have appeared (e.g., [9–12]). In this article, we also obtain a Δ-convergence theorem of Krasnoselski-Mann iteration for continuous mappings of asymptotically nonexpansive type in CAT(0) spaces.

## 2. Preliminaries

First let us start by making some basic definitions. Let (*M, d*) be a metric space. Asymptotically nonexpansive mappings in Banach spaces were introduced by Geobel and Kirk in 1972 [1].

**Definition 2.1**. Let *C* be bounded subset of *M*. A mapping *T* : *C → C* is called asymptotically nonexpansive if there exists a sequence {*k*_{
n
} } of positive real numbers with *k*_{
n
} → 1 as *n* → ∞ for which

The mappings of asymptotically nonexpansive type in Banach spaces were defined in 1974 by Kirk [2].

**Definition 2.2**. Let *C* be bounded subset of *M*. A mapping *T* : *C* → *C* is called asymptotically nonexpansive type if *T* satisfies

for each *x* ∈ *C*, and *T*^{N} is continuous for some *N ≥* 1.

Obviously, asymptotically nonexpansive mappings are the mappings of asymptotically nonexpansive type.

We work in the setting of hyperbolic space as introduced by Kohlenbach [13]. In order to distinguish them from Gromov hyperbolic spaces [14] or from other notions of "hyperbolic space" which can be found in the literature (e.g., [15–17]), we shall call them *W*-hyperbolic spaces.

A *W*-hyperbolic space (*X*, *d*, *W*) is a metric space (*X, d*) together with a convexity mapping *W* : *X × X ×* [0, 1] → *X* is satisfying

**(W1)** *d*(*z*, *W*(*x*, *y*, *λ*)) *≤* (1 *- λ*)*d*(*z*, *x*) + *λd*(*z*, *y*);

**(W2)**d\left(W\left(x,\phantom{\rule{2.77695pt}{0ex}}y,\phantom{\rule{2.77695pt}{0ex}}\lambda \right),\phantom{\rule{2.77695pt}{0ex}}W\left(x,y,\stackrel{\u0303}{\lambda}\right)\right)=\phantom{\rule{2.77695pt}{0ex}}|\lambda -\stackrel{\u0303}{\lambda}|\cdot \phantom{\rule{2.77695pt}{0ex}}d\left(x,\phantom{\rule{2.77695pt}{0ex}}y\right);

**(W3)** *W*(*x*, *y*, *λ*) = *W*(*y*, *x*, 1 - *λ*);

**(W4)** *d*(*W*(*x*, *z*, *λ*), *W*(*y*, *w*, *λ*)) *≤* (1 *- λ*)*d*(*x*, *y*) + *λd*(*z*, *w*).

The convexity mapping *W* was First considered by Takahashi in [18], where a triple (*X*, *d*, *W*) satisfying (*W* 1) is called a convex metric space. If (*X*, *d*, *W*) satisfying (*W* 1) - (*W* 3), then we get the notion of space of hyperbolic type in the sense of Goebel and Kirk [16]. (*W* 4) was already considered by Itoh [19] under the name "condition III", and it is used by Reich and Shafrir [17] and Kirk [15] to define their notions of hyperbolic space. We refer the readers to [[20], pp. 384-387] for a detailed discussion.

The class of *W*-hyperbolic spaces includes normed spaces and convex subsets thereof, the Hilbert ball [21] as well as CAT(0) spaces in the sense of Gromov (see [14] for a detailed treatment).

If *x*, *y* ∈ *X* and *λ* ∈ [0, 1], then we use the notation (1 - *λ*)*x* ⊕ *λy* for *W*(*x*, *y*, *λ*). It is easy to see that for any *x*, *y* ∈ *X* and *λ* ∈ [0, 1],

As a consequence, 1*x*⊕0*y* = *x*, 0*x*⊕1*y* = *y* and (1 - *λ*)*x*⊕*λx* = *λx*⊕(1 - *λ*)*x* = *x*.

We shall denote by [*x*, *y*] the set {(1 - *λ*)*x* ⊕ *λy* : *λ* ∈ [0, 1]}. Thus, [*x*, *x*] = {*x*} and for *x* ≠ *y*, the mapping

is a geodesic satisfying *γ*_{
xy
} ([0, *d*(*x*, *y*)]) = [*x*, *y*]. That is, any *W*-hyperbolic space is a geodesic space.

A nonempty subset *C* ⊂ *X* is convex if [*x*, *y*] ∈ *C* for all *x*, *y* ∈ *C*. For any *x* ∈ *X*, *r >* 0, the open (closed) ball with center *x* and radius *r* is denoted with *U*(*x*, *r*) (respectively \u016a\left(x,\phantom{\rule{2.77695pt}{0ex}}r\right)). It is easy to see that open and closed balls are convex. Moreover, using (*W* 4), we get that the closure of a convex subset of a hyperbolic spaces is again convex.

A very important class of *W*-hyperbolic spaces are the CAT(0) spaces. Thus, a *W*-hyperbolic space is a CAT(0) space if and only if it satisfies the so-called CN-inequality of Bruhat and Tits [22]: For all *x*, *y*, *z* ∈ *X*,

In the following, (*X*, *d*, *W*) is a *W*-hyperbolic space.

Following [18], (*X*, *d*, *W*) is called strictly convex, if for any *x*, *y* ∈ *X* and *λ* ∈ [0, 1], there exists a unique element *z* ∈ *X* such that

Recently, Leustean [23] defined uniform convexity for *W*-hyperbolic spaces. A *W*-hyperbolic space (*X*, *d*, *W*) is uniformly convex if for any *r >* 0 and any *ε* ∈ (0, 2] there exists *θ* ∈ (0, 1] such that for all *a*, *x*, *y* ∈ *X*,

A mapping *η* : (0, ∞) × (0, 2] → (0, 1] providing such a *θ* := *η*(*r*, *ε*) for given *r >* 0 and *ε* ∈ (0, 2] is called a modulus of uniform convexity. *η* is called monotone, if it decreases with *r* (for a fixed *ε*).

**Lemma 2.3**. [[23], *Lemma*[7]] *Let* (*X*, *d*, *W*) *be a UCW-hyperbolic space with modulus of uniform convexity η. For any r >* 0, *ε* ∈ (0, 2], *λ* ∈ [0, 1]*, and a*, *x*, *y* ∈ *X*,

We shall refer uniformly convex *W*-hyperbolic spaces as *UCW*-hyperbolic spaces. It turns out that any *UCW*-hyperbolic space is strictly convex (see [23]). It is known that CAT(0) spaces are *UCW*-hyperbolic spaces with modulus of uniform convexity *η*(*r*, *ε*) = *ε*^{2}/8 quadratic in *ε* (refer to [23] for details). Thus, *UCW*-hyperbolic spaces are a natural generalization of both uniformly convex-normed spaces and CAT(0) spaces. The following proposition can be found in [24].

**Proposition 2.4**. *Let* (*X*, *d*, *W*) *be a complete UCW-hyperbolic space with a monotone modulus of uniform convexity. Then the intersection of any decreasing sequence of nonempty bounded closed convex subsets of X is nonempty*.

## 3. Fixed point theorem for mappings of asymptotically nonexpansive type

The First main result of this article is the existence of fixed points for the mappings of asymptotically nonexpansive type in *UCW*-hyperbolic space with a monotone modulus of uniform convexity.

**Theorem 3.1**. *Let* (*X*, *d*, *W*) *be a complete UCW-hyperbolic space with a monotone modulus of uniform convexity. Let C be a bounded closed nonempty convex subset of X. Then, every mapping of asymptotically nonexpansive type T* : *C* → *C has a fixed point*.

PROOF. For any *y* ∈ *C*, we consider

It is easy to see that diam(*C*) ∈ *B*_{
y
} , hence *B*_{
y
} is nonempty. Let *β*_{
y
} := inf *B*_{
y
} , then for any *θ >* 0, there exists *b*_{
θ
} ∈ *B*_{
y
} such that *b*_{
θ
} *< β*_{
y
} + *θ*, and so there exists *x* ∈ *K* and *k* ∈ ℕ such that

Obviously, *β*_{
y
} ≥ 0. We distinguish two cases:

**Case 1**. *β*_{
y
} = 0.

Let *ε >* 0. Applying (3.1) with *θ* = *ε*/2, we get the existence of *x* ∈ *C* and *k* ∈ ℕ such that for all *m*, *n* ≥ *k*

Hence, the sequence {*T*^{n}*y*} is a Cauchy sequence, and, hence, convergent to some *z* ∈ *C*. Let *ζ >* 0 and using the Definition of *T* choose *M* so that *i* ≥ *M* implies

Given *i* ≥ *M*, since *T*^{n} (*y*) → *z*, there exists *m > i* such that d\left({T}^{m}y,z\right)\le \frac{1}{3}\zeta and d\left({T}^{m-i}y,z\right)\le \frac{1}{3}\zeta. Thus, if *i* ≥ *M*,

This proves *T*^{n}*z* → *z* as *n* → ∞. By the continuity of *T*^{N} , we have *T*^{N}*z* = *z*. Thus,

and *Tz* = *z*, i.e., *z* is a fixed point of *T*.

**Case 2**. *β*_{
y
} *>* 0. For any *n* ≥ 1, we define

By (3.1) with \theta =\frac{1}{n}, there exist *x* ∈ *C*, *k* ≥ 1 such that x\in \bigcap _{i\ge k}\u016a\left({T}^{i}y,{\beta}_{y}+\frac{1}{n}\right); hence, *D*_{
n
} is nonempty. Moreover, {*D*_{
n
} } is a decreasing sequence of nonempty-bounded closed convex subsets of *X*, hence, we can apply Proposition 2.4 to derive that

For any *x* ∈ *D* and *θ >* 0, take *N* ∈ ℕ such that \frac{2}{N}\le \theta. Since *x* ∈ *D*, we have x\in \overline{{C}_{N}}, and so there exists a sequence \left\{{x}_{n}^{N}\right\} in *C*_{
N
} such that \underset{n\to \infty}{lim}{x}_{n}^{N}=x. Let *P* ≥ 1 be such that d\left(x,{x}_{n}^{N}\right)\le \frac{1}{N} for all *n* ≥ *P*, and *K* ≥ 1 such that {x}_{P}^{N}\in {\bigcap}_{i\ge K}\u016a\left({T}^{i}y,\phantom{\rule{2.77695pt}{0ex}}{\beta}_{y}+\frac{1}{N}\right). It follows that for all *i* ≥ *K*

In the sequel, we shall prove that any point of *D* is a fixed point of *T*. Let *x* ∈ *D* and assume by contradiction that *Tx* ≠ *x*. Noticing the last part of Case 1, then {*T*^{n}*x*} does not converge to *x*, and so we can find *ε >* 0; for any *k* ∈ ℕ, there exists *n* ≥ *k* such that

We can assume that *ε* ∈ (0, 2]. Then, \frac{\epsilon}{{\beta}_{y}+1}\in \left(0,2\right] and there exits *θ*_{
y
} ∈ (0, 1] such that

Applying (3.2) with \theta =\frac{{\theta}_{y}}{2}, there exists *K* ∈ ℕ such that

By the Definition of *T*, there exists *N* such that if *m* ≥ *N*, then

Applying (3.3) with *k* = *N*, we get *N* ≥ *N* such that

Let now *m* ∈ ℕ be such that *m* ≥ *N* + *K*. Then, by (3.4)-(3.6), we have

Now applying the fact that *X* is uniformly convex and *η* is monotone, we get that

Thus, there exist *k* := *N* + *K* and z:=\frac{x\oplus {T}^{N}x}{2}\in C such that for all *m* ≥ *k*, *d*(*z*, *T*^{m}*y*) ≤ *β*_{
y
} - *θ*_{
y
} . This means that *β*_{
y
} - *θ*_{
y
} ∈ *B*_{
y
} , which contradict with *β*_{
y
} = inf *B*_{
y
} . It follows *x* is a fixed point of *T*. □

Since CAT(0) spaces are *UCW*-hyperbolic spaces with a monotone modulus of uniform convexity, we have the following Corollary.

**Corollary 3.2**. *Let X be a complete CAT(0) space and C be a bounded closed nonempty convex subset of X. Then every mapping of asymptotically nonexpansive type T* : *C* → *C has a fixed point*.

In the following, we shall prove that a continuous mapping of asymptotically nonexpansive type in *UCW*-hyperbolic space with a monotone modulus of uniform convexity is demiclosed as it was noticed by Cöhde [25] for non-expansive mapping in uniformly convex Banach spaces. Before we state the next result, we need the following notation:

where *C* is a closed convex subset which contains the bounded sequence {*x*_{
n
} } and Φ(*x*) = lim sup_{n→∞}*d*(*x*_{
n
} , *x*).

**Theorem 3.3**. *Let* (*X*, *d*, *W*) *be a complete UCW-hyperbolic space with a monotone modulus of uniform convexity and C be a bounded closed nonempty convex subset of X. Let T* : *C* → *C be a continuous mapping of asymptotically nonexpansive type. Let* {*x*_{
n
} } ⊂ *C be an approximate fixed point sequence, i.e.*, lim_{n→∞}*d*(*x*_{
n
} , *Tx*_{
n
} ) = 0*, and* {*x*_{
n
} } ⇀ *ω. Then, we have T*(*ω*) = *ω*.

PROOF. We denote

Since {*x*_{
n
} } is an approximate fixed point sequence, then we have

for any *m* ≥ 1. Hence, for each *x* ∈ *C*

In particular, noticing that lim sup_{m→∞}*c*_{
m
} = 0, we have

Assume by contradiction that *Tω* ≠ *ω*. Then, {*T*^{m}*ω*} does not converge to *ω*, so we can find *ε*_{0}*>* 0, for any *k* ∈ ℕ, there exists *m* ≥ *k* such that *d*(*T*^{m}*ω*, *ω*) ≥ *ε*_{0}. We can assume *ε*_{0} ∈ (0, 2]. Then, \frac{{\epsilon}_{0}}{\Phi \left(\omega \right)+1}\in \left(0,2\right] and there exists *θ* ∈ (0, 1] such that

By the definition of Φ and (3.7), for the above *θ*, there exists *N*, *M* ∈ ℕ, such that

For *M*, there exists *m* ≥ *M* such that

Since *X* is uniformly convex and *η* is monotone, applying (3.8) we have

Since z:=\frac{\omega \oplus {T}^{m}\omega}{2}\in C and *z ≠ ω*, we have got a contradiction with Φ(*ω*) = inf_{x∈C}Φ(*x*). It follows that *Tω* = *ω*. □

**Corollary 3.4**. *Let X be a complete CAT(0) metric space and C be a bounded closed nonempty convex subset of X. Let T* : *C → C be a continuous mapping of asymptotically nonexpansive type. Let* {*x*_{
n
} } ⊂ *C be an approximate fixed point sequence and* {*x*_{
n
} } *⇀ ω. Then, we have Tω* = *ω*.

## 4. Δ-convergence theorems for continuous mappings of asymptotically nonexpansive type in CAT(0) spaces

Let (*X*, *d*) be a metric space, {*x*_{
n
} } be a bounded sequence in *X* and *C* ⊂ *X* be a nonempty subset of *X*. The *asymptotic radius of* {*x*_{
n
} } *with respect to C* is defined by

The asymptotic radius of {*x*_{
n
} }, denoted by *r*({*x*_{
n
} }), is the asymptotic radius of {*x*_{
n
} } with respect to *X*. The *asymptotic center* of {*x*_{
n
} } *with respect to C* is defined by

When *C* = *X*, we call the asymptotic center of {*x*_{
n
} } and use the notation *A*({*x*_{
n
} }) for *A*(*C*, {*x*_{
n
} }).

The following proposition was proved in [26].

**Proposition 4.1**. *If* {*x*_{
n
} } *is a bounded sequence in a complete CAT(0) space X and if C is a closed convex subset of X, then there exists a unique point u* ∈ *C such that*

The above immediately yields the following proposition.

**Proposition 4.2**. *Let* {*x*_{
n
} }, *C and X be as in Proposition 4.1. Then, A*({*x*_{
n
} }) *and A*(*C*, {*x*_{
n
} }) *are singletons*.

The following lemma can be found in [27].

**Lemma 4.3**. *If C is a closed convex subset of X and* {*x*_{
n
} } *is a bounded sequence in C, then the asymptotic center of* {*x*_{
n
} } *is in C*.

**Definition 4.4**. [7, 8] A sequence {*x*_{
n
} } in *X* is said to Δ-converge to *x* ∈ *X* if *x* is the unique asymptotic center of {*u*_{
n
} } for every subsequence {*u*_{
n
} } of {*x*_{
n
} }. In this case, we write Δ *-* lim_{n→∞}*x*_{
n
} = *x* and call *x* the Δ-limit of {*x*_{
n
} }.

**Lemma 4.5**. *(see*[8]*) Every bounded sequence in a complete CAT(0) space always has a* Δ*-convergent subsequence*.

There exists a connection between " *⇀* " and Δ-convergence.

**Proposition 4.6**. *(see*[28]*) Let* {*x*_{
n
} } *be a bounded sequence in a CAT(0) space X and let C be a closed convex subset of X which contains* {*x*_{
n
} }*. Then*,

*(1)* Δ *-* lim_{n→∞}*x*_{
n
} = *x implies* {*x*_{
n
} } *⇀ x*;

*(2) if* {*x*_{
n
} } *is regular, then* {*x*_{
n
} } *⇀ x implies* Δ *-* lim_{n→∞}*x*_{
n
} = *x*.

The following concept for Banach spaces is due to Schu [29]. Let *C* be a nonempty closed subset of a CAT(0) space *X* and let *T* : *C → C* be an asymptotically nonexpansive mapping. The Krasnoselski-Mann iteration starting from *x*_{1} ∈ *C* is defined by

where {*α*_{
n
} } is a sequence in [0, 1]. In the sequel, we consider the convergence of the above iteration for continuous mappings of asymptotically nonexpansive type. The following Lemma (also see [3]) is trivial.

**Lemma 4.7**. *Suppose* {*r*_{
k
} } *is a bounded sequence of real numbers and* {*a*_{k,m}} *is a doubly indexed sequence of real numbers which satisfy*

*Then* {*r*_{
k
} } *converges to an r* ∈ *R; if a*_{k,m}*can be taken to be independent of k, i.e. a*_{k,m} ≡ *a*_{
m
}*, then r* ≤ *r*_{
k
} *for each k*.

**Lemma 4.8**. *Let* (*X*, *d*, *W*) *be a complete UCW-hyperbolic space with a monotone modulus of uniform convexity and C be a bounded closed nonempty convex subset of X. Let T* : *C → C be a continuous mapping of asymptotically nonexpansive type. Put*

*If*{\sum}_{n=1}^{\infty}{c}_{n}<\infty*and* {*α*_{
n
} } *is a sequence in* [*a*, *b*] *for some a*, *b* ∈ (0, 1)*. Suppose that x*_{1} ∈ *C and* {*x*_{
n
} } *generated by (4.1) for n* ≥ 1*, Then* lim_{n→∞}*d*(*x*_{
n
} , *p*) *exists for each p* ∈ *Fix*(*T*).

PROOF. Let *p* ∈ *Fix*(*T*). From (4.1), we have

and hence that

Applying Lemma 4.7 with *r*_{
k
} = *d*(*x*_{
k
} , *p*) and {a}_{k,m}={\sum}_{n=k}^{k+m-1}{c}_{n}, we get that lim_{n→∞}*d*(*x*_{
n
} , *p*) exists. □

**Lemma 4.9**. *Let* (*X*, *d*, *W*) *be a complete UCW-hyperbolic space with a monotone modulus of uniform convexity and C be a bounded closed nonempty convex subset of X. Let T* : *C → C be a continuous mapping of asymptotically nonexpansive type. Put*

*If*{\sum}_{n=1}^{\infty}{c}_{n}<\infty*and* {*α*_{
n
} } *is a sequence in* [*a*, *b*] *for some a*, *b* ∈ (0, 1)*. Suppose that x*_{1} ∈ *C and* {*x*_{
n
} } *generated by (4.1) for n* ≥ 1*. Then*,

PROOF. It follows from Theorem 3.1, *T* has at least one fixed point *p* in *C*. In view of Lemma 4.8 we can let lim_{n→∞}*d*(*x*_{
n
} , *p*) = *r* for some *r* in ℝ.

If *r* = 0, then we immediately obtain

and hence by the uniform continuity of *T*, we have lim_{n→∞}*d*(*x*_{
n
} , *Tx*_{
n
} ) = 0.

If *r >* 0, then we shall prove that

by showing that for any increasing sequence {*n*_{
i
} } of positive integers for which the limits in (4.2) exist, and it follows that the limit is *r*. Without loss of generality we may assume that the corresponding subsequence \left\{{\alpha}_{{n}_{i}}\right\} converges to some *α*; we shall have *α >* 0 because \left\{{\alpha}_{{n}_{i}}\right\}is assumed to be bounded away from 0. Thus, we have

It follows that (4.2) holds.

In the sequel, we shall prove lim_{n→∞}*d*(*T*^{n}*x*_{
n
} , *x*_{
n
} ) = 0. Assume by contradiction that {*T*^{n}*x*_{
n
} } does not converge to *x*_{
n
} , and so we can find *ε >* 0 and {*n*_{
k
} } ⊂ ℕ such that

We can assume that *ε* ∈ (0, 2]. Then, \frac{\epsilon}{r+1}\in \left(0,2\right]. Since {*α*_{
n
} } is a sequence in [*a*, *b*] for some *a*, *b* ∈ (0, 1), we may assume that \underset{k\to \infty}{lim}min\left\{{\alpha}_{{n}_{k}},\left(1-{\alpha}_{{n}_{k}}\right)\right\} exists, denoted by *α*_{0}, then *α*_{0}*>* 0. Choose *θ* ∈ (0, 1] such that

For the above *θ >* 0, there exists *N* ∈ ℕ such that

For *k* ≥ *N*, we also have that

Now applying the fact that *X* is uniformly convex and *η* is monotone, by Lemma 2.3, we get that

Let *k →* ∞, we obtain that

Hence, we get a contradiction, and therefore

This is equivalent to

Thus, we have

By (4.3), (4.4) and the uniform continuity of *T*, we conclude that *d*(*x*_{
n
} , *Tx*_{
n
} ) *→* 0 as *n → ∞*. □

The following lemma can be found in [9].

**Lemma 4.10**. *If* {*x*_{
n
} } *is a bounded sequence in a CAT(0) space X with A*({*x*_{
n
} }) = {*x*} *and* {*u*_{
n
} } *is a subsequence of* {*u*_{
n
} } *with A*({*u*_{
n
} }) = {*u*} *and the sequence* {*d*(*x*_{
n
} , *u*)} *converges, then x* = *u*.

**Lemma 4.11**. *Let X be a complete CAT(0) space. Let C be a closed convex subset of X, and let T* : *C → C be a continuous mapping of asymptotically nonexpansive type. Suppose that* {*x*_{
n
} } *is a bounded sequence in C such that* lim_{n→∞}*d*(*x*_{
n
} , *Tx*_{
n
} ) = 0 *and d*(*x*_{
n
} , *p*) *converges for each p* ∈ *Fix*(*T* )*, then ω*_{
w
} (*x*_{
n
} ) ⊂ *Fix*(*T* )*. Here*{\omega}_{w}\left({x}_{n}\right)=\bigcup A\left(\left\{{u}_{n}\right\}\right)*, where the union is taken over all subsequences* {*u*_{
n
} } *of* {*x*_{
n
} }*. Moreover, ω*_{
w
} (*x*_{
n
} ) *consists of exactly one point*.

PROOF. Let *u* ∈ *ω*_{
w
} (*x*_{
n
} ), then there exists a subsequence {*u*_{
n
} } *of* {*x*_{
n
} } such that *A*({*u*_{
n
} }) = {*u*}. Since {*u*_{
n
} } is bounded sequence, by Lemma 4.5 and 4.3 there exists a subsequence {*v*_{
n
} } *of* {*u*_{
n
} } such that Δ - lim_{n→∞}*v*_{
n
} = *v* ∈ *C*. By Corollary 3.4, we have *v* ∈ *Fix*(*T*). By Lemma 4.10, *u* = *v*. This shows that *ω*_{
w
} (*x*_{
n
} ) ⊂ *Fix*(*T*). Next, we show that *ω*_{
w
} (*x*_{
n
} ) consists of exactly one point. Let {*u*_{
n
} } be a subsequence of {*x*_{
n
} } with *A*({*u*_{
n
} }) = *u*, and let *A*({*x*_{
n
} }) = *x*. Since *u* ∈ *ω*_{
w
} (*x*_{
n
} ) ⊂ *Fix*(*T*), {*d*(*x*_{
n
} , *u*)} converges. By Lemma 4.10, *x* = *u*. This completes the proof. □

**Theorem 4.12**. *Let X be a complete CAT(0) space. Let C be a bounded closed convex subset of X, and let T* : *C → C be a continuous mapping of asymptotically nonexpansive type with*{\sum}_{n=1}^{\infty}{c}_{n}<\infty, *Where*

*Suppose that x*_{1} ∈ *C and* {*α*_{
n
} } *is a sequence in* [*a*, *b*] *for some a*, *b* ∈ (0, 1)*. Then, the sequence* {*x*_{
n
} } *given by (4.1)* Δ*-converges to a fixed point of T*.

PROOF. It follows from Corollary 3.2 that *Fix*(*T*) is nonempty. Since CAT(0) spaces are *UCW*-hyperbolic spaces with a monotone modulus of uniform convexity, by Lemma 4.8, {*d*(*x*_{
n
} , *p*)} is convergent for each *p* ∈ *Fix*(*T* ). By Lemma 4.9, we have lim_{n→∞}*d*(*x*_{
n
} , *Tx*_{
n
} ) = 0. By Lemma 4.11, *ω*_{
w
} (*x*_{
n
} ) consists of exactly one point and is contained in *Fix*(*T*). This shows that {*x*_{
n
} } Δ-converges to an element of *Fix*(*T*). □

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Zhang, J., Cui, Y. Existence and convergence of fixed points for mappings of asymptotically nonexpansive type in uniformly convex W-hyperbolic spaces.
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