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Method of quasilinearization and positivity of solutions in abstract cones

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In this paper, the method of quasilinearization is extended to differential equations in Banach spaces using abstract cones. Frequently, it is useful to apply this technique to a comparison system. Several applications are given indicating the flexibility obtained by appropriate choice of the comparison system and cone.

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Lakshmikantham, V., Mitchell, A.R. & Sety, D.D. Method of quasilinearization and positivity of solutions in abstract cones. J Optim Theory Appl 22, 353–372 (1977). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00932860

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Key Words

  • Quasilinearization methods
  • abstract spaces
  • differential equations
  • inequality theory