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Method of Guiding Functions in Problems of Nonlinear Analysis, Paperback / softback Book

Method of Guiding Functions in Problems of Nonlinear Analysis Paperback / softback

Part of the Lecture Notes in Mathematics series


This book offers a self-contained introduction to the theory of guiding functions methods, which can be used to study the existence of periodic solutions and their bifurcations in ordinary differential equations, differential inclusions and in control theory.

It starts with the basic concepts of nonlinear and multivalued analysis, describes the classical aspects of the method of guiding functions, and then presents recent findings only available in the research literature.

It describes essential applications in control theory, the theory of bifurcations, and physics, making it a valuable resource not only for "pure" mathematicians, but also for students and researchers working in applied mathematics, the engineering sciences and physics.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 177 pages, XIII, 177 p.
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
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  • Category: Cybernetics & systems theory
  • ISBN: 9783642370694

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