Aequationes mathematicae

, Volume 81, Issue 1–2, pp 185–198 | Cite as

On difference Riccati equations and second order linear difference equations



In this paper, we treat difference Riccati equations and second order linear difference equations in the complex plane. We give surveys of basic properties of these equations which are analogues in the differential case. We are concerned with the growth and value distributions of transcendental meromorphic solutions of these equations. Some examples are given.

Mathematics Subject Classification (2000)

Primary 39A13 Secondary 30D35 


Difference Riccati equations linear difference equations meromorphic functions 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsNippon Institute of TechnologyMinamisaitamaJapan

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