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Multiplicity Results Using Bifurcation Techniques for a Class of Fourth-Order -Point Boundary Value Problems

Boundary Value Problems20092009:970135

Received: 13 March 2009

Accepted: 12 April 2009

Published: 18 May 2009


By using bifurcation techniques, this paper investigates the existence of nodal solutions for a class of fourth-order -point boundary value problems. Our results improve those in the literature.


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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Mathematics, Shandong Normal University, Jinan, China
Department of Mathematics, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland


© Y. Liu and D. O’Regan. 2009

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