Automatically determining symmetries of ordinary differential equations

  • Fritz Schwarz
Applications — Miscellaneous
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 162)


A REDUCE program is presented which allows to determine the symmetries of ordinary differential equations by using it interactively on a computer. The program does the "easy part" of the work which essentially means anything but genuinely solving differential equations. This is in general rather time consuming and error prone if it is done by hand. If the system arrives at a deadlock the user is asked to supply some additional information. After it is provided the system continues with the solution procedure by itself.


Differential Equation Ordinary Differential Equation General Solution Reduce Program Parameter Group 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fritz Schwarz
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  1. 1.FB Physik UniversitaetKaiserslauternGermany

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