## HOUSTON JOURNAL OF MATHEMATICS

### Archived Edition
Vol. 8, No. 4, 1982

*Editors*: D.G. Bourgin (Houston), J. Hausen (Houston), G.G. Johnson (Houston), B. Jóhnson (Nashville), J.W. Neuberger (Emory), B.H. Neumann (Australian National University)

*Managing Editor*: A. Lelek (Houston)

*Associate Managing Editor*: J.A. Johnson (Houston)

Houston Journal of Mathematics

*Contents*

**Kevin A. Broughan
**

Isotropic Metrics With Disconnected Range, pp.
455-461.

**Peter H. Chang
**

Exact Solutions for a Certain Hyperbolic 2-Conservation Law, pp. 463-476.

**P. M. Fitzpatrick, W. V. Petryshyn
**

On Connected Components of Solutions of Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problems, pp. 477-500.

**Gerald Jungck
**

Local Radial Contractions -- A Counter-Example, pp. 501-506.

**J. Krasinkiewicz
**

Mapping Properties of Hereditarily Indecomposable Continua, pp. 507-516.

**Peter A. McCoy
**

Best Approximation of Solutions to a Class of Elliptic Partial Differential Equations, pp.
517-523.

**Ahmad Mirbagheri, L. J. Ratliff, Jr.
**

On the Intersection of Two Overrings, pp.
525-535.

**Susan Montgomery, D. S. Passman
**

X-Inner Automorphisms of Group Rings II, pp. 537-544.

**Dan Novak
**

On a Duality Between the Concepts ``Finite'' and ``Directed'', pp.
545-563.

**James V. Peters
**

A Tauberian Theorem for the Radon Transform, pp. 565-574.

**Joseph Quinn
**

Conservative and Dissipative Parts of Non-Measure Preserving Weighted Composition Operators, pp. 575-586.

**Sek Wui Seah
**

Bounded Solutions of Multivalued Differential Systems, pp. 587-598.