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Positive solutions of second-order singular boundary value problem with a Laplace-like operator

Journal of Inequalities and Applications20052005:862134

DOI: 10.1155/JIA.2005.289

Received: 18 July 2003

Published: 11 July 2005

Abstract

By use of the concavity of solution for an associate boundary value problem, existence criteria of positive solutions are given for the Dirichlet BVP , , , where is odd and continuous with , , and may change sign and be singular along a curve in .

Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Institute of Systems Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences
(2)
Department of Mathematics, Zhengzhou University
(3)
Department of Mathematics, Beijing Institute of Technology

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© Ren and Ge 2005