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Location of focal points

Author: Gary D. Jones
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 132 (2004), 1445-1447
MSC (2000): Primary 34C10
Published electronically: September 12, 2003
MathSciNet review: 2053351
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Abstract: The effect of various factorizations of a disconjugate linear operator on focal points is studied.

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Gary D. Jones
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky 42037

Keywords: Conjugate point, focal point, disconjugate differential operator
Received by editor(s): October 7, 2002
Received by editor(s) in revised form: January 9, 2003
Published electronically: September 12, 2003
Communicated by: Carmen C. Chicone
Article copyright: © Copyright 2003 American Mathematical Society

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