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On the existence and uniqueness of solutions to boundary value problems on time scales

  • Johnny Henderson1Email author,
  • Allan Peterson2 and
  • Christopher C Tisdell3
Advances in Difference Equations20042004:146482

Received: 13 August 2003

Published: 13 May 2004


This work formulates existence, uniqueness, and uniqueness-implies-existence theorems for solutions to two-point vector boundary value problems on time scales. The methods used include maximum principles, a priori bounds on solutions, and the nonlinear alternative of Leray-Schauder.

Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Mathematics, Baylor University, Waco, USA
Department of Mathematics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, USA
School of Mathematics, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia


© Henderson et al. 2004