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Open Access Research Article

Positive Solutions of Singular Initial-Boundary Value Problems to Second-Order Functional Differential Equations

Fengfei Jin and Baoqiang Yan*

Author Affiliations

School of Mathematics Sciences, Shandong Normal University, Jinan 250014, China

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Boundary Value Problems 2008, 2008:457028  doi:10.1155/2008/457028

Published: 26 August 2008

Abstract

Positive solutions to the singular initial-boundary value problems are obtained by applying the Schauder fixed-point theorem, where on and may be singular at and . As an application, an example is given to demonstrate our result.