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Mathematics of Computation

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The initial-value problem for the equation $(tu_{t})_{t}=u_{xx}$
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by Alan Solomon and Faiza Solomon PDF
Math. Comp. 24 (1970), 611-620 Request permission


It is shown that the initial-value problem of the equation ${(t{u_t})_t} = {u_{xx}}$ with the value of $u$ prescribed for $t = 0$ has a unique solution satisfying a maximum principle. In addition, several numerical schemes for its solution are proposed.
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  • © Copyright 1970 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Math. Comp. 24 (1970), 611-620
  • MSC: Primary 65.67; Secondary 35.00
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  • MathSciNet review: 0273847