IJPAM: Volume 48, No. 2 (2008)

EDITORIAL NOTE FOR ARTICLE
``OPTIMAL CANDIDATES LOCATION IN
MULTICANDIDATE SPATIAL THEORY OF VOTING"
IJPAM, Volume 47, No. 4 (2008), 481-496

S. Gikiri Thuo
Florida A&M University
Tallahassee, FL 32307, USA
e-mail: gikiri.thuo@famu.edu


Abstract.We study the second order differential equation $[r(x)\psi (y(x))(y(x)+c(x)y(d(x)))^{\prime }]^{\prime }+\int_{\alpha }^{\beta }a(x,\theta )f(y(b(x,\theta )))d\theta =0$ and establish some criteria for the solutions of this equation to be oscillatory that extend the existing results.

Received: October 21, 2008

AMS Subject Classification: 34C10, 34K11, 34K40

Key Words and Phrases: oscillatory, second order non-linear differential equations, distributed arguments, damping term

Source: International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics
ISSN: 1311-8080
Year: 2008
Volume: 48
Issue: 2