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Open Access Research Article

Multiplicity Results Using Bifurcation Techniques for a Class of Fourth-Order -Point Boundary Value Problems

Yansheng Liu1* and Donal O'Regan2

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Mathematics, Shandong Normal University, Jinan 250014, China

2 Department of Mathematics, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland

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Boundary Value Problems 2009, 2009:970135  doi:10.1155/2009/970135

Published: 18 May 2009

Abstract

By using bifurcation techniques, this paper investigates the existence of nodal solutions for a class of fourth-order -point boundary value problems. Our results improve those in the literature.