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Existence and Uniqueness of Solutions for a Second-Order Delay Differential Equation Boundary Value Problem on the Half-Line

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This paper is concerned with the existence and uniqueness of solutions for the second-order nonlinear delay differential equations. By the use of the Schauder fixed point theorem, the existence of the solutions on the half-line is derived. Via the Banach contraction principle, another result concerning the existence and uniqueness of solutions on the half-line is established. The main results in this paper extend some of the existing literatures.

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Correspondence to Yuming Wei.

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Wei, Y. Existence and Uniqueness of Solutions for a Second-Order Delay Differential Equation Boundary Value Problem on the Half-Line. Bound Value Probl 2008, 752827 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1155/2008/752827

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Keywords

  • Differential Equation
  • Partial Differential Equation
  • Ordinary Differential Equation
  • Functional Equation
  • Point Theorem