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  • Research Article
  • Open Access

A modified quasi-boundary value method for a class of abstract parabolic ill-posed problems

Boundary Value Problems20062006:37524

  • Received: 14 October 2004
  • Accepted: 9 August 2005
  • Published:


We study a final value problem for first-order abstract differential equation with positive self-adjoint unbounded operator coefficient. This problem is ill-posed. Perturbing the final condition, we obtain an approximate nonlocal problem depending on a small parameter. We show that the approximate problems are well posed and that their solutions converge if and only if the original problem has a classical solution. We also obtain estimates of the solutions of the approximate problems and a convergence result of these solutions. Finally, we give explicit convergence rates.


  • Differential Equation
  • Partial Differential Equation
  • Ordinary Differential Equation
  • Functional Equation
  • Convergence Rate


Authors’ Affiliations

Laboratoire Equations Differentielles, Département de Mathématiques, Faculté des Sciences, Université Mentouri Constantine, Constantine, 25000, Algeria


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