Date of Award

January 2018

Degree Type

Open Access Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Mathematics and Statistics

First Advisor

Jeffrey T. Neugebauer

Second Advisor

Atilla Sit

Third Advisor

Steve Szabo

Abstract

We apply a recent extension of a compression-expansion fixed point theorem of function type to a second order boundary value problem with Dirichlet boundary conditions. We show the existence of positive symmetric solutions of this boundary value problem.

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