Boundary Value Problems
Volume 2006 (2006), Article ID 23875, 12 pages

Uniqueness of solutions for fourth-order nonlocal boundary value problems

Johnny Henderson and Ding Ma

Department of Mathematics, Baylor University, Waco, TX 76798-7328, USA

Received 19 January 2006; Accepted 22 January 2006

Copyright © 2006 Johnny Henderson and Ding Ma. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Uniqueness implies uniqueness relationships are examined among solutions of the fourth-order ordinary differential equation, y(4)=f(x,y,y,y,y), satisfying 5-point, 4-point, and 3-point nonlocal boundary conditions.