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On the oscillation of certain third-order difference equations

Advances in Difference Equations20052005:920732

  • Received: 28 August 2004
  • Published:


We establish some new criteria for the oscillation of third-order difference equations of the form , where Δ is the forward difference operator defined by Δx(n) = x(n+1) - x(n).

Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Mathematical Sciences, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL 32901-6975, USA
Department of Engineering Mathematics, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Orman, Giza, 12221, Egypt
Department of Mathematics, National University of Ireland, Galway, University Road, Galway, Ireland


© Agarwal et al. 2005