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  • Research Article
  • Open Access

Positive solutions of some three-point boundary value problems via fixed point index for weakly inward -proper maps

Fixed Point Theory and Applications20052005:650435

  • Received: 23 November 2003
  • Published:


We use the theory of fixed point index for weakly inward -proper maps to establish the existence of positive solutions of some second-order three-point boundary value problems in which the highest-order derivative occurs nonlinearly.

Authors’ Affiliations

Dipartimento di Matematica, Universitàdella Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende, Cosenza, 87036, Italy


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