Determination of an unknown coefficient in a nonlinear heat equation

Ping Wang, Kewang Zheng

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The problem of determining an unknown term k(u) in the equation k(u)ut = (k(u)ux)x is considered in this paper. Applying Tikhonov's regularization approach, we develop a procedure to find an approximate stable solution to the unknown coefficient from the overspecified data.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)525-533
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jul 15 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Analysis
  • Applied Mathematics


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