# Sturm-Liouville Theory

### About this Title

**Anton Zettl**, *Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL*

Publication: Mathematical Surveys and Monographs

Publication Year
2005: Volume 121

ISBNs: 978-0-8218-5267-5 (print); 978-1-4704-1348-4 (online)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/surv/121

MathSciNet review: MR2170950

MSC (2000): Primary 34-02; Secondary 34B20, 34B24, 34L05, 47E05

### Table of Contents

**Front/Back Matter**

**Chapters**

- 1. First order systems
- 2. Scalar initial value problems
- 3. Two-point regular boundary value problems
- 4. Regular self-adjoint problems
- 5. Regular left-definite and indefinite problems
- 6. Oscillation
- 7. The limit-point, limit-circle dichotomy
- 8. Singular initial value problems
- 9. Two-point singular boundary value problems
- 10. Singular self-adjoint problems
- 11. Singular indefinite problems
- 12. Singular left-definite problems
- 13. Two intervals
- 14. Examples
- 15. Notation
- 16. Comments on some topics not covered
- 17. Open problems