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Integral Representations

  • Manuel Duarte OrtigueiraEmail author
Chapter
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 84)

Abstract

In the previous chapter we addressed the problem of fractional derivative definition and proposed the use the Grünwald–Letnikov and in particular the forward and backward derivatives. These choices were motivated by five main reasons they: do not need superfluous derivative computations, do not insert unwanted initial conditions, are more flexible, allow sequential computations, are more general in the sense of allowing to be applied to a large class of functions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculdade de Ciências/Tecnologia da UNLUNINOVA and DEECaparicaPortugal

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