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### Best approach to solve this PDE

I need to solve this Partial Differential Equation for $\lambda(x,y)$,
$$\frac{\partial \lambda}{\partial x} + h(x,y)\frac{\partial \lambda}{\partial y} - \lambda \frac{\partial h}{\partial y} = 0$$ ...

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### Classical parabolic theory (PDEs)

I am reading an articule(http://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2Fs00028-010-0085-8.pdf) so I almost done but I dont understand the next argument is in the page 8 "It is known from the ...

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### Fredholm alternative result for general elliptic system?

Now I have known that Fredholm alternative result is valid for the strong elliptic system. But I'm not sure that is it still valid for the general elliptic system, in which the second-order heading ...

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### Existence and uniqueness of a matrix differential equation with L^1 coefficients

I came across the following differential equation when considering some direct scattering problems:
$$
N'_x(x,z)=G(x,z)N(x,z)
$$
where $N(x,z)$ is a $2\times2$ complex matrix with variables $x$ and ...

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### Is there anyway to rewrite a partial differential equation using language of differential forms, tensors, etc?

My question is: usually, a partial differential equation, for example, those coming from physics, is written in a language of vector calculus in a local coordinate. Is there anyway (or any algorithm) ...

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### Solving systems of integral equations using Volterra series

I came across this problem when trying to solve the following integral equations arising in direct scattering:
$$
\begin{align}
n_{11}(x,z)=1+\int_{-\infty}^xe^{-izy}u(y)n_{21}(y,z)dy, \quad
...

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### Derivation of Bessel functions

I am writing a summary on a work on Fluid Dynamics that develops irrotational flow states that appear to interact amongst each other according to the equations of Electromagnetism ...

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### Heat integro - differential equation

In the heat equation:
$$\partial u(x,t)=D\partial_{xx}u(x,t)$$
the diffusion coefficient $D$ is in general a constant or a given function of $u(x,t)$ in the nonlinear equation. Suppose I have a ...

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### elliptic equation

How to prove that (2) is the fundamental solution (1)???
$\frac{\partial}{\partial x}\left(P\frac{\partial\varphi}{\partial x}\right)+\frac{\partial}{\partial y}\left(P\frac{\partial\varphi}{\partial ...

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### A simple and good reference about solitons

I want to study gradient Ricci solitons. Can anyone help me to find a simple and good reference about solitons and their applications?
Thanks

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### Small Inhomogeneity of Differential Equation

Given a variable $x\in[-L,L]$ with $L\in \mathbb{R}$, first consider a generic homogeneous second order differential equation with potential $V(x)$:
$$\left(\frac{d^2}{dx^2}+V(x)\right)f(x)=0$$
Let ...

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### Infinitely many planets on a line, with Newtonian gravity

(I previously asked essentially this on physics.stackexchange, but was actually
hoping for answers with something closer to a proof than what I got there.)
Suppose we have a unit mass planet at each ...

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### Exact or Numerical solutions of a system of differential equatios

I need to solve the following system of differential equations:
\begin{align*}
x' + 3a \sqrt{ x+ y}x &= -b \sqrt{xy} \\\\
y' + 3c \sqrt{x+y}y &= b \sqrt{xy}
\end{align*}
where $a$, $b$, ...

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### Calculate the inverse of a matrix

Hi
I have a equation $$Ax=b,$$ where matrix $A$ is invertible, $b$ is a constant vector, and $x$ is the unknown vector. To obtain $x$, it is obvious $x=A^{-1}b$. Alternatively, if $A$ is Hurwitz, one ...

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**1**answer

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### Prescribing the Lie derivative of the metric?

This is a question that arises from my research problem. Suppose $(M,g)$ is a compact Riemannian manifold with boundary and $g$ is smooth up to the boundary (if you like, take $M$ to be diffeomorphic ...

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### Green's function of coupled ODEs

For functions $a(x)$ and $b(x)$ and "sources" $S_1(f,g)$, $S_2(f,g)$ and $S_3(f,g)$ lets say one has the differential equations for functions $f(x)$ and $g(x)$,
$f' + af + bg = S_1(f,g) + S_2(f,g)$
...

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### How is Kolmogorov forward equation derived from the theory of semigroup of operators?

In Lamperti's Stochastic Processes, given
a time-homogeneous Markov process $X(t), t\geq 0$ with Markov transition kernel $p_t(x,E)$ and state space being a measurable space $(S, \mathcal{F})$,
a ...

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**1**answer

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### Strongly parabolic PDE vs weakly parabolic PDE

In my studies on the Ricci flow, I was faced with a problem. To prove the existence and uniqueness of solutions to the Ricci flow, it is proved that the Ricci flow is a Parabolic PDE type. Then one ...

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### conservation law and generalized Symplectic Monge-Ampere equation arising from 3-variables

If we have a Jacobi PDE system with conservation law $\theta \in \Omega^1(M)$ such that $d \theta$ is non-degenerate 2-form , then we know this fact that it can be written as symplectic 2D ...

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### The Chow & Robbins game ≈ 0.79295350640: improvements could come from simple statistics, or from a continuous version of the game

This question seeks help with improving a numerical estimate of the value of the Chow and Robbins game. Much about this game is unknown, such as whether its value is rational, but there are two routes ...

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### Constructing a linear ODE for a product of two holonomic functions without introducing additional singularities

A function $f$ is called holonomic if it satisfies some linear differential equation with polynomial coefficients $$p_n(x) f^{(n)}(x)+\dots+p_1(x)f'(x)+p_0(x)f(x)=0.$$ Now if $f,g$ are holonomic then ...

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### differential equation with delay

Suppose, i have an differential equation with a fixed $\tau$ delay $\frac{dx}{dt}=f(x(t)+\alpha x(t-\tau))$. Here $\alpha$ is a small parameter. When $\alpha=0$ its a simple Self-oscillatory ...

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### Time-delay differential equation

Is it possible that the system \begin{equation}
\begin{cases}
2\dot{q}(t) + \dot{q}(t-1) + \dot{q}(t+1) = c & \text{if} \hspace{5mm} 0 \le t \le 2 ,
\dot{q}(t) + \dot{q}(t-1) = k & ...

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### When does a modular form satisfy a differential equation with rational coefficients?

Given a modular form $f$ of weight $k$ for a congruence subgroup $\Gamma$, and a modular function $t$ with $t(i\infty)=0$, we can form a function $F$ such that $F(t(z))=f(z)$ (at least locally), and ...

**0**

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### Whether does the following equation have only one finite zero?

Dear MOs,
Here is a calculus problem which bored me for sometime. Let $a>0$ and $b<0$ be fixed.Define the following function (EDIT: Following the comment by Barry Cipra, you may only consider ...

**0**

votes

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### Solution to the fractional differential equation

What is the solution of the fractional differential equation
$$
f^{(\alpha-1)}(t) = tf(t)
$$
where $(\alpha)$ denotes the fractional derivative of order $\alpha$
EDIT: Background behind this ...

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votes

**1**answer

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### symmetry of generationg function of PDE

We know that for finding the solutions of PDE equations, one of methods is "reduction of PDE", . For nonlinear equation
$v_t=(v^{-4/3}v_x)_x+\lambda v$ how can we compute the generators of Lie ...

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### Reference for a nice proof of “undetermined coefficients”

I'm teaching an honors differential equations class and have been using linear algebra heavily. I thought it would be interesting to include a proof of the method of undetermined coefficients along ...

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### a question about contact manifolds

Let $\mathfrak{g}=< X_{f_1},X_{f_2},...,X_{f_n}> $ be a lie algebra of contact symmetries , $\mathfrak{g}\subset Sym(E_\omega )$ , such that the orbit spact $ B_\mathfrak{g}=E_\mathfrak{g}/ ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

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### Good books on stochastic partial differential equations?

I have a system of 2 PDEs, one with a probabilistic right side, and kind of stuck on what to read about those things.. Any good books around? Both analytical (if any) and numerical methods are ...

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**1**answer

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### finding effective 2-form corresponding to an equation

What is the effective 2-form corresponding to the equation
$det Hess v=(v-q_1v_{q_1}-q_2v_{q_2})^4$
you can find the definition of effective forms here

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**0**answers

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### multivalued solution of a equation

Definition: A scalar k-th order differential equation on a smooth manifold $M$ ,
is $F(x,v,\frac{\partial {^\left | \sigma \right |}v}{\partial x^\sigma })=0 $
for $\left | \sigma \right |\leqslant ...

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votes

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### Laurent series expansion for ODE.

OK, then I read Frobenius method in mathworld (I learned when I took ODE 2):
http://mathworld.wolfram.com/FrobeniusMethod.html
My question is:
Are there any ODEs where the solution is given by full ...

**2**

votes

**1**answer

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### First Order PDE Solution Method Issues

Greetings, I have a rather pedantic problem that's honestly been holding me back for over a month & is something neither stackoverflow nor some of my professors nor some graduate students have ...

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votes

**1**answer

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### closed form solution of an ODEs

I posted this on mathstack and it is not a homework problem, I am doing a modeling problem and this ODE comes up. I don't know whether it could be considered to be a research problem yet. Please help ...

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votes

**1**answer

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### What is symmetry group of non-linear equation?

I am not very sure if this is a proper question, but I'm trying to investigate what the area of math can offer in researching the differential equation in polar coordinates:
$r'^2+r^2=(kt)^2$, ...

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votes

**3**answers

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### problem related to Airy functions [closed]

I have solved the Schrödinger equation for a triangular well potential and the solution comes in terms of Airy functions...now i am facing the following problems:
What are the normalization ...

**5**

votes

**2**answers

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### When is a solution to an ODE determined by its average value?

Fix a smooth vector field $\vec v$ on $\mathbb R^n$. It is well-known that any trajectory $\vec x : [0,1]\to \mathbb R^n$ solving the ODE $\dot x(t) = \vec v(\vec x(t))$ is determined by its ...

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votes

**2**answers

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### Elaborating Mercer's theorem (RKHS) on Cameron-Martin space $k(x,y)=\min(x,y)$

Hi,
I'm trying to employ Mercer's theorem on the kernel $k(x,y)=\min(x,y)$. It is known (and easy to verify) that this is a nonnegative-definite kernel over $[0,T]$ for any $T>0$.
Fix $T>0$. ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

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### A 'conjecture' on critical elliptic pde

I conjecture the following.
Let $\Omega=\mathbb{R}^3-\overline{B_1(0)}$. Define
$$E_{\Omega}(u)=\frac{1}{2}\int_{\Omega}|\nabla u|^2dx-\frac{1}{6}\int_{\Omega}|u|^6dx.$$
$E_{\mathbb{R}^3}$ is defined ...

**1**

vote

**0**answers

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### A critical elliptic PDE

I am considering the problem $-\Delta u=|u|^4u$, $x\in \Omega\subset \mathbb{R}^3$, $u|_{\partial \Omega}=0$. Where $\Omega$ is a unbounded domain. Some special case like $\Omega=\mathbb{R}^3-B_1(0)$, ...

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vote

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### Solution of a PDE and its uniqueness

Hallo,
consider $f: U \times I \rightarrow \mathbb{R}$, where $U \subset \mathbb{R}^{n}$ and $0 \in I \subset \mathbb{R}$ be two open sets. I am looking for the solution $f$ of the following PDE
...

**0**

votes

**2**answers

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### Solution to differential equation

a) How to solve, or at least to prove the existence of a solution to differential equation for given initial condition $y(s)=y_0>0$ and $y'(s)=y_1$, $s<0$,
$$y''+(2-n)\coth(t) ...

**3**

votes

**1**answer

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### A partial differential equation on $\mathbb{CP}^1$

Let $f$ be any complex function on $\mathbb{CP}^1$. Denote the local coordinates of $\mathbb{CP}^1$ as $z,\bar{z}$. Does the following equation
$\frac{\partial}{\partial z} f = ...

**1**

vote

**0**answers

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### Does the following differential equation have a non-trivial solution:(f'')^4+(f)^4=2(f')^4 ? [closed]

Hello!
Currently,I meet the following differential equation:
${f''}^4+f^4=2f'^4$
we can easily find the trivial solutions:$a e^{bx}$,where $a$ is an arbitrary constant,$b=\pm i$ or $b=\pm 1$,does ...

**5**

votes

**1**answer

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### Numerical calculation of Arnold tongue

Hello.
I am working on investigation of family of dynamical systems on the torus
$$\dot{x}=\cos(x)+b\cos(t)+a$$
$$\dot{t}=1$$
and it's Poincare map $$P:(x,0) \rightarrow (P(x),2\pi=0)$$
I need to find ...

**2**

votes

**0**answers

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### Critical case linear autonomous functional differential equation

I am looking for asymptotic ($t\to\infty$) behavior of the general
solution $g(t)$ to a following linear functional differential equation
$$
\text{(1)} \quad\quad\quad g'(t)-g'(t-T)=-g(t)
$$
with ...

**3**

votes

**1**answer

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### Are (Frobenius) integrability conditions covariant?

Starting with a system of partial differential equations for functions on $\mathbb{R}^n$, Frobenius' theorem gives a bunch of integrability conditions (on e.g. functions which are 'data' for the ...

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votes

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### ODE's without a Lipschitz condition

When teaching ODE's earlier this semester, one of my students asked the following question for which I didn't know the answer (and none of the textbooks I consulted seem to discuss it). It is ...

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votes

**1**answer

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### Self-inhibitions are diagonal matrix

In all the discontinuous neural networks models, the self-inhibitions are diagonal matrix, what is the reason for this assumption?