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

Journal of Inequalities and Applications20052005:862134

  • Received: 18 July 2003
  • Published:


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

Institute of Systems Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, 100080, China
Department of Mathematics, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, 450052, China
Department of Mathematics, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, 100081, China


© Ren and Ge 2005