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On the oscillation of certain third-order difference equations

Advances in Difference Equations20052005:920732

Received: 28 August 2004

Published: 27 September 2005


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, USA
Department of Engineering Mathematics, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Orman, Egypt
Department of Mathematics, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland


© Agarwal et al. 2005