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Exponential stability in a scalar functional differential equation

Journal of Inequalities and Applications20062006:37195

DOI: 10.1155/JIA/2006/37195

Received: 21 March 2006

Accepted: 21 September 2006

Published: 9 November 2006


We establish a criterion for the global exponential stability of the zero solution of the scalar retarded functional differential equation whose linear part generates a monotone semiflow on the phase space with respect to the exponential ordering, and the nonlinearity has at most linear growth.


Authors’ Affiliations

Departamento de Matemática Aplicada II, ETSI Telecomunicación, Universidade de Vigo
Department of Mathematics and Computing, University of Veszprém


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© E. Liz and M. Pituk. 2006

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