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Volume 105, Number 2--3, November 12, 1999
Volume 107, Number 1, January ??, 2000
Volume 107, Number 2--3, January 15, 2000
Volume 108, Number 1, February 1, 2000
Volume 108, Number 2--3, February 15, 2000
Volume 109, Number 1, March 1, 2000
Volume 109, Number 2--3, March 15, 2000
Volume 110, Number 1, April 1, 2000
Volume 110, Number 2--3, April 15, 2000
Volume 111, Number 1, May 1, 2000
Volume 111, Number 2--3, May 15, 2000
Volume 112, Number 1, June 1, 2000
Volume 112, Number 2--3, June 15, 2000
Volume 113, Number 1, July 1, 2000
Volume 113, Number 2--3, July 15, 2000
Volume 114, Number 1, August, 2000
Volume 114, Number 2--3, September 11, 2000
Volume 115, Number 1, October 6, 2000
Volume 115, Number 2--3, October 27, 2000
Volume 116, Number 1--2, November, 2000
Volume 116, Number 3, December ??, 2000
Volume 117, Number 1, January 10, 2001
Volume 117, Number 2--3, January 25, 2001
Volume 118, Number 1, February 15, 2001
Volume 118, Number 2--3, March 9, 2001
Volume 119, Number 1, March 25, 2001
Volume 119, Number 2--3, April 15, 2001
Volume 120, Number 1--3, May 10, 2001
Volume 121, Number 1, May 25, 2001
Volume 121, Number 2--3, June 15, 2001
Volume 122, Number 1, July 10, 2001
Volume 122, Number 2, July 25, 2001
Volume 122, Number 3, August 15, 2001
Volume 123, Number 1, September 10, 2001
Volume 123, Number 2, September 25, 2001
Volume 123, Number 3, October 15, 2001
Volume 124, Number 1, November 10, 2001
Volume 124, Number 2, October 25, 2001
Volume 124, Number 3, December 15, 2001
Volume 125, Number 1, January 10, 2002
Volume 125, Number 2--3, January 25, 2002
Volume 126, Number 1, February 15, 2002
Volume 126, Number 2--3, March 10, 2002
Volume 127, Number 1, March 25, 2002
Volume 127, Number 2--3, April 15, 2002
Volume 128, Number 1, May 10, 2002
Volume 128, Number 2--3, May 25, 2002
Volume 129, Number 1, June 15, 2002
Volume 129, Number 2--3, July 10, 2002
Volume 130, Number 1, July 25, 2002
Volume 130, Number 2--3, August 15, 2002
Volume 131, Number 1, September 10, 2002
Volume 131, Number 2--3, September 25, 2002
Volume 132, Number 1, October, 2002
Volume 132, Number 2--3, November 10, 2002
Volume 133, Number 1, November 25, 2002
Volume 133, Number 2--3, December 15, 2002
Volume 134, Number 1, January 10, 2003
Volume 134, Number 2--3, January 25, 2003
Volume 135, Number 1, February 15, 2003
Volume 135, Number 2--3, March 10, 2003
Volume 136, Number 1, March 25, 2003
Volume 136, Number 2--3, March 15, 2003
Volume 137, Number 1, May 10, 2003
Volume 137, Number 2--3, May 25, 2003
Volume 138, Number 1, June 1, 2003
Volume 138, Number 2--3, June 20, 2003
Volume 139, Number 1, July 1, 2003
Volume 139, Number 2--3, July 15, 2003
Volume 140, Number 1, July 30, 2003
Volume 140, Number 2--3, August 10, 2003
Volume 141, Number 1, August 20, 2003
Volume 141, Number 2--3, September 5, 2003
Volume 142, Number 1, September 20, 2003
Volume 142, Number 2--3, October 10, 2003
Volume 143, Number 1, October 20, 2003
Volume 143, Number 2--3, November 10, 2003
Volume 144, Number 1, November 20, 2003
Volume 144, Number 2--3, December 10, 2003
Volume 145, Number 1, December 20, 2003
Volume 145, Number 2--3, December 25, 2003
Volume 146, Number 1, December 30, 2003
Volume 146, Number 2--3, December 31, 2003
Volume 147, Number 1, January 5, 2004
Volume 147, Number 2, January 12, 2004
Volume 147, Number 3, January 16, 2004
Volume 148, Number 1, January 20, 2004
Volume 148, Number 2, January 26, 2004
Volume 148, Number 3, January 30, 2004
Volume 149, Number 1, February 5, 2004
Volume 149, Number 2, February 12, 2004
Volume 149, Number 3, February 22, 2004
Volume 150, Number 1, February 27, 2004
Volume 150, Number 2, March 8, 2004
Volume 150, Number 3, March 17, 2004
Volume 151, Number 1, March 30, 2004
Volume 151, Number 2, April 5, 2004
Volume 151, Number 3, April 15, 2004
Volume 152, Number 1, April 26, 2004
Volume 152, Number 2, May 5, 2004
Volume 152, Number 3, May 13, 2004
Volume 153, Number 1, May 25, 2004
Volume 153, Number 2, June 4, 2004
Volume 153, Number 3, June 14, 2004
Volume 154, Number 1, June 25, 2004
Volume 154, Number 2, July 5, 2004
Volume 154, Number 3, July 15, 2004
Volume 155, Number 1, July 26, 2004
Volume 155, Number 2, August 6, 2004
Volume 155, Number 3, August 16, 2004
Volume 156, Number 1, August 25, 2004
Volume 156, Number 2, September 6, 2004
Volume 156, Number 3, September 15, 2004
Volume 157, Number 1, September 27, 2004
Volume 157, Number 2, October 5, 2004
Volume 157, Number 3, October 15, 2004
Volume 158, Number 1, October 25, 2004
Volume 158, Number 2, November 5, 2004
Volume 158, Number 3, November 15, 2004
Volume 159, Number 1, November 25, 2004
Volume 159, Number 2, December 6, 2004
Volume 159, Number 3, December 15, 2004
Volume 162, Number 3, March 25, 2005
Volume 168, Number 2, September 15, 2005
Volume 170, Number 1, November 1, 2005
Volume 171, Number 2, December 15, 2005
Volume 172, Number 2, January 15, 2006
Volume 173, Number 2, February 15, 2006
Volume 176, Number 2, May 15, 2006
Volume 174, Number 2, March 15, 2006
Volume 179, Number 1, August 1, 2006
Volume 185, Number 1, February 1, 2007
Volume 196, Number 2, March 1, 2008
Volume 202, Number 2, August 15, 2008
Volume 205, Number 1, November 1, 2008
Volume 209, Number 2, March 15, 2009


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 105, Number 2--3, November 12, 1999

              A. M. Abd-All and   
             A. N. Abd-alla and   
                   N. A. Zeidan   Transient thermal stresses in a
                                  spherically orthotropic elastic medium
                                  with spherical cavity  . . . . . . . . . 231--252
              A. M. Abd-All and   
             A. N. Abd-alla and   
                   N. A. Zeidan   Transient thermal stresses in a rotation
                                  non-homogeneous cylindrically
                                  orthotropic composite tubes  . . . . . . 253--269


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 107, Number 1, January ??, 2000

            Penny J. Davies and   
               Dugald B. Duncan   On the behaviour of time discretisations
                                  of the electric field integral equation  1--26
                R. V. N. Melnik   Generalised solutions, discrete models
                                  and energy estimates for a $2$D problem
                                  of coupled field theory  . . . . . . . . 27--55
          Max D. Gunzburger and   
                 Hyung-Chun Lee   A penalty/least-squares method for
                                  optimal control problems for first-order
                                  elliptic systems . . . . . . . . . . . . 57--75

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 107, Number 2--3, January 15, 2000

                 Xinyuan Wu and   
                     Hongwei Wu   On a class of quadratic convergence
                                  iteration formulae without derivatives   77--80
         M. M. A. El-Sheikh and   
                  A. A. Soliman   On stability of nonlinear systems of
                                  functional differential equations  . . . 81--93
              Jyh-Horng Wen and   
                   Jee-Wey Wang   Approaches to an occupancy problem
                                  resulting from MFSK systems with
                                  diversity and majority vote  . . . . . . 95--101
       Ljiljana Cvetkovi\'c and   
              Jadranka Obrovski   Some convergence results of PD
                                  relaxation methods . . . . . . . . . . . 103--112
          Harriet Natsuyama and   
                      Sueo Ueno   Invariant imbedding and internal
                                  intensities in stratified slabs  . . . . 113--120
              C. L. Barrett and   
             H. S. Mortveit and   
                   C. M. Reidys   Elements of a theory of simulation II:
                                  sequential dynamical systems . . . . . . 121--136
             Gaetano Zanghirati   Global convergence of nonmonotone
                                  strategies in parallel methods for
                                  block-bordered nonlinear systems . . . . 137--168
                    M. A. Abdou   Fredholm integral equation with
                                  potential kernel and its structure
                                  resolvent  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169--180
             Narayaninsamy Tony   A connection between fractional
                                  iteration and graph theory . . . . . . . 181--202
                 S. Kutluay and   
              A. R. Bahadir and   
                   A. Özde   A small time solutions for the
                                  Korteweg-de Vries equation . . . . . . . 203--210
    Muhammad Taher Abuelma'atti   Intermodulation performance of
                                  biased-nonlinearities  . . . . . . . . . 211--224
                     C. Mus\`es   New considerations of denumerability,
                                  non-denumerability, and target-seeking
                                  algorithms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 225--233
                      Anonymous   Index  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 235--235


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 108, Number 1, February 1, 2000

                   F. M. Kandil   Model of competition in the chemostat
                                  with instantaneous recycling . . . . . . 1--10
   Luis Carlos de Castro Santos   An adjoint formulation for the
                                  non-linear potential flow equation . . . 11--21
                Alok Pandey and   
                 Ashok K. Singh   A Bayes test of homogeneity of several
                                  means for one parameter exponential
                                  populations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23--32
                Yuanqing Li and   
             Xinzheng Zhang and   
                   Yongqing Liu   Basic theory of linear singular discrete
                                  systems with delay . . . . . . . . . . . 33--46
                 John Casti and   
              Robert Kalaba and   
          Harriet Natsuyama and   
                      Sueo Ueno   Cauchy systems for Fredholm integral
                                  equations with parameter imbedding . . . 47--54
       Harriet H. Natsuyama and   
                      Sueo Ueno   The probabilistic method for problems of
                                  radiative transfer: Markov properties    55--65

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 108, Number 2--3, February 15, 2000

                      Yimin Wei   Successive matrix squaring algorithm for
                                  computing the Drazin inverse . . . . . . 67--75
                      Yimin Wei   The Drazin inverse of updating of a
                                  square matrix with application to
                                  perturbation formula . . . . . . . . . . 77--83
                   Weiye Li and   
        Ferenc Szidarovszky and   
                     Yang Kuang   Notes on the stability of dynamic
                                  economic systems . . . . . . . . . . . . 85--89
Bünyamin Yìldìz and   
               Hakan \cSim\csek   On the contraction mapping . . . . . . . 91--101
             Azmy S. Ackleh and   
                      Keng Deng   A monotone approximation for a nonlinear
                                  nonautonomous size-structured population
                                  model  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103--113
             Akira Yamazaki and   
           Takehiro Inohara and   
                  Bunpei Nakano   New interpretation of the core of simple
                                  games in terms of voters' permission . . 115--127
                Poh-Aun Lee and   
              Seng-Huat Ong and   
               H. M. Srivastava   Some generating functions for the
                                  Laguerre and related polynomials . . . . 129--138
              Relja Vulanovi\'c   A higher-order method for stationary
                                  shock problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139--152
                  Ruibin Qu and   
                     Jieping Ye   Approximation of minimum energy curves   153--166
              S. S. Hossain and   
                  H. A. Muttlak   MVLUE of population parameters based on
                                  ranked set sampling  . . . . . . . . . . 167--176
                    Hong Li and   
               Luther White and   
                       M. Zaman   A model for fluid accumulation and flow
                                  in a three-dimensional porous medium . . 177--196
                      Anonymous   Index  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197--198


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 109, Number 1, March 1, 2000

           Ahmed M. A. El-Sayed   Laguerre polynomials of arbitrary
                                  (fractional) orders  . . . . . . . . . . 1--9
                      Jun Zhang   Preconditioned iterative methods and
                                  finite difference schemes for
                                  convection-diffusion . . . . . . . . . . 11--30
                   H. Labro and   
                   B. Maheu and   
                        A. Garo   Applicability of the Homotopy Method to
                                  the determination of fixed points in
                                  chemical kinetics models . . . . . . . . 31--49
               Hailong Wang and   
                 Jianjing Jiang   Solution of the system of linear
                                  algebraic equations by decreasing
                                  dimension  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51--57
               Jinqiao Duan and   
               Vincent J. Ervin   On nonlinear amplitude evolution under
                                  stochastic forcing . . . . . . . . . . . 59--65
Bünyamin Yìldìz and   
               Murat Subasi and   
                      Ali Sever   On a regularization problem  . . . . . . 67--72
               Joel K. Jolayemi   A model for the statistical design of
                                  multivariate control charts with
                                  multiple control regions . . . . . . . . 73--91
        Mohammedi R. Abdel-Aziz   Convexity analysis of the largest
                                  dependent eigenvalue functions of
                                  eigensystems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93--100

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 109, Number 2--3, March 15, 2000

               Takehiro Inohara   On consistent coalitions in group
                                  decision making with flexible decision
                                  makers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101--119
               Takehiro Inohara   Meetings in deadlock and decision makers
                                  with interperception . . . . . . . . . . 121--133
                 Yuan-Ming Wang   Parallel multisplitting methods for a
                                  class of systems of weakly nonlinear
                                  equations without isotone mapping  . . . 135--150
                  Ruibin Qu and   
                     Jieping Ye   Efficient approximation of minimum
                                  energy curves with interpolatory
                                  constraints  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151--166
               Yun-Bin Zhao and   
                   Jin-Yun Yuan   An alternative theorem for generalized
                                  variational inequalities and solvability
                                  of nonlinear
                                  quasi-$P^M*$-complementarity problems    167--182
        Pablo Martín and   
      David J. López and   
           Amelia García   Implementation of Falkner method for
                                  problems of the form $y'' = f(x,y)$  . . 183--187
                Henryk Gzyl and   
               Yurayh Velasquez   Linear reconstruction problems with
                                  convex constraints: influence of the a
                                  priori data  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189--198
                   H.-J. Dobner   A method for estimating the solution of
                                  integral equations encountered in
                                  potential theory . . . . . . . . . . . . 199--204
                  W. R. Lee and   
                    S. Wang and   
                      K. L. Teo   An optimization approach to numerical
                                  integration in two dimensions  . . . . . 205--223
      Mich\`ele Mastrangelo and   
         Victor Mastrangelo and   
              Jean-Marie Teuler   Non-gaussian distributions . . . . . . . 225--247
                Alemdar Hasanov   Qualitative behaviour of solutions of
                                  unilateral elliptic problems with
                                  perturbing the unknown boundary I. The
                                  theory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 249--260
            Alemdar Hasanov and   
             Zahir Seyidmamedov   Qualitative behaviour of solutions of
                                  Signorini problem with perturbing the
                                  unknown boundary . . . . . . . . . . . . 261--271
                  Zhong-Zhi Bai   Sharp error bounds of some Krylov
                                  subspace methods for non-Hermitian
                                  linear systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 273--285
                   Geon Ho Choe   Generalized continued fractions  . . . . 287--299
            H. M. El-Owaidy and   
                 M. M. El-Afifi   A note on the periodic cycle of $X_{n+2}
                                  =(1+ X_{n+1})/(X_n)$ . . . . . . . . . . 301--306
                      Anonymous   Index  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 307--308


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 110, Number 1, April 1, 2000

               J. J. Batzel and   
                     H. T. Tran   Modeling instability in the control
                                  system for human respiration:
                                  applications to infant non-REM sleep . . 1--51
          V. Lakshmikantham and   
                  S. K. Sen and   
                 M. K. Jain and   
                      A. Ramful   $O(n^3)$ noniterative heuristic
                                  algorithm for linear programs with
                                  error-free implementation  . . . . . . . 53--81
                    H. Mehrazin   Optimum shapes of reservoirs . . . . . . 83--97
                     C. Mus\`es   Validating Kepler's conjecture: A new
                                  approach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99--104

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 110, Number 2--3, April 15, 2000

                  Aldo Tagliani   Existence and stability of a discrete
                                  probability distribution by maximum
                                  entropy approach . . . . . . . . . . . . 105--114
                   Betty Travis   N th Order extension of the
                                  Wintner-Leighton theorem . . . . . . . . 115--119
                Ismail Bin Mohd   Identification of region of attraction
                                  for global optimization problem using
                                  interval symmetric operator  . . . . . . 121--131
                    J. I. Ramos   Heat and mass transfer in annular liquid
                                  jets: I. Formulation . . . . . . . . . . 133--164
                    J. I. Ramos   Heat and mass transfer in annular liquid
                                  jets: II. $g$-jitter . . . . . . . . . . 165--183
                    J. I. Ramos   Heat and mass transfer in annular liquid
                                  jets: III. Combustion within the volume
                                  enclosed by the jet  . . . . . . . . . . 185--204
       Raymond A. Adomaitis and   
                    Yi-hung Lin   A collocation\ldots quadrature-based
                                  Sturm--Liouville problem solver  . . . . 205--223
                Hashem Mehrazin   Resolution of partial differential
                                  equations by rotation  . . . . . . . . . 225--237
         Abdellatif Agouzal and   
                 Fabienne Oudin   A posteriori error estimator for finite
                                  volume methods . . . . . . . . . . . . . 239--250
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   The decomposition method applied to
                                  systems of partial differential
                                  equations and to the reaction-diffusion
                                  Brusselator model  . . . . . . . . . . . 251--264
                      Anonymous   Index  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 265--265
                      Anonymous   Index  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 267--277


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 111, Number 1, May 1, 2000

Bünyamin Yìldìz and   
             Murat Özdemir   Stability of the solution of backward
                                  heat equation on a weak compactum  . . . 1--6
          Joseph F. McGrath and   
                 Rajiv Rampalli   Implicit integration with coordinate
                                  partitioning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7--31
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   A new algorithm for calculating Adomian
                                  polynomials for nonlinear operators  . . 33--51
            Joseph W.-H. So and   
                Jianhong Wu and   
                   Yuanjie Yang   Numerical steady state and Hopf
                                  bifurcation analysis on the diffusive
                                  Nicholson's blowflies equation . . . . . 53--69
                 J. Bogaert and   
                R. Rousseau and   
               P. Van Hecke and   
                      I. Impens   Alternative area-perimeter ratios for
                                  measurement of 2D shape compactness of
                                  habitats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71--85
                  Bassel Tawfik   The correlation memory matrix for
                                  parameter estimation . . . . . . . . . . 87--101
       \.Ibrahim Ethem Anar and   
                     Adil Misir   Far-field patterns for time-harmonic
                                  acoustic plane waves in an inhomogeneous
                                  medium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103--119
                 Gh. Micula and   
                      A. Revnic   An implicit numerical spline method for
                                  systems for ODEs . . . . . . . . . . . . 121--132

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 111, Number 2--3, May 15, 2000

              Gen Matsumoto and   
              John L. Casti and   
              Masanori Sugisaka   Introduction to the special issue on
                                  artificial brain, brain computing, and
                                  brainware  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133--135
          Masanori Sugisaka and   
                   Xin Wang and   
                    Ju-Jung Lee   Artificial brain for a mobile vehicle    137--145
               Sung-Bae Cho and   
                 Geum-Beom Song   Evolving CAM-Brain to control a mobile
                                  robot  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147--162
              Hugo de Garis and   
             Michael Korkin and   
                 Felix Gers and   
                  Eiji Nawa and   
                  Michael Hough   Building an artificial brain using an
                                  FPGA based CAM-Brain Machine . . . . . . 163--192
         Michinori Ichikawa and   
             Hitoshi Yamada and   
                  Gen Matsumoto   Realization model for brain computing    193--202
                N. Miyakawa and   
                M. Ichikawa and   
                   G. Matsumoto   Large-scale neural network method for
                                  brain computing  . . . . . . . . . . . . 203--208
        Yukifumi Shigematsu and   
                  Gen Matsumoto   Temporal learning rule and dynamic
                                  neural network model . . . . . . . . . . 209--218
            Hiroshi Tsujino and   
              Edgar Koerner and   
                  Hiroshi Kondo   Hypothetical reasoning and brainware . . 219--229
                      Anonymous   Index  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 231--232


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 112, Number 1, June 1, 2000

          Habiba A. Elzohny and   
          Sabah Hafez Abd Allah   On analyse [sic] the behaviour of the
                                  solutions on a bounded set . . . . . . . 1--9
                 S. M. Choo and   
                    S. K. Chung   Finite difference approximate solutions
                                  for the strongly damped extensible beam
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11--32
                 Luca L. Ghezzi   Bond management and max-min optimal
                                  control  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33--40
         Necmettin Yildirim and   
                 Mustafa Bayram   An analysis of the kinetics of unstable
                                  enzymatic systems using MAPLE  . . . . . 41--48
               Han Guoqiang and   
                 Ken Hayami and   
           Kokichi Sugihara and   
                     Wang Jiong   Extrapolation method of iterated
                                  collocation solution for two-dimensional
                                  nonlinear Volterra integral equations    49--61
                D. L. Hicks and   
                 L. M. Liebrock   Lanczos' generalized derivative:
                                  Insights and Applications  . . . . . . . 63--73
                    Xin-Yuan Wu   A new continuation Newton-like method
                                  and its deformation  . . . . . . . . . . 75--78
              Minoru Tabata and   
                 Nobuoki Eshima   The behavior of solutions to the Cauchy
                                  problem for the master equation  . . . . 79--98
     Zacharoula Kalogiratou and   
                    T. E. Simos   A $P$-stable exponentially fitted method
                                  for the numerical integration of the
                                  Schrödinger equation  . . . . . . . . . . 99--112
               Nikos Papamarkos   On the approximation of real rational
                                  functions via mixed-integer linear
                                  programming  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113--124
            Nassar H. S. Haidar   On an existence theory for the double
                                  series inverse . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125--132
                  Mehdi Dehghan   A finite difference method for a
                                  non-local boundary value problem for
                                  two-dimensional heat equation  . . . . . 133--142
             Kevin M. Moran and   
                 David A. Cicci   Sensitivity of ridge-type estimation
                                  methods to condition number  . . . . . . 143--159

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 112, Number 2--3, June 15, 2000

            Ismail Bin Mohd and   
                   Yosza Dasril   Constraint exploration method for
                                  quadratic programming problem  . . . . . 161--170
               Xiaoying Liu and   
                     Congxin Wu   Existence of coupled quasi-fixed points
                                  for mixed monotone operators and its
                                  application to the discontinuous
                                  integral equations . . . . . . . . . . . 171--180
             Chih-Hung Wang and   
                 Tzonelih Hwang   $(t,m)$ threshold and generalized
                                  ID-based conference key distribution
                                  system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181--191
               John B. Lundberg   Mitigation of satellite orbit errors
                                  resulting from the numerical integration
                                  across shadow boundaries . . . . . . . . 193--211
                Sun Yingfei and   
                Fan Tianyou and   
                     Zhou Meike   The existence of periodic solution and
                                  behavior of the generalized solution
                                  when $t \rightarrow +\infty$ of boundary
                                  problem of non-Newtonian fluids  . . . . 213--222
            Seth F. Oppenheimer   A convection-diffusion problem in a
                                  network  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 223--240
      Walter B. Richardson, Jr.   Steepest descent using smoothed
                                  gradients  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 241--254
         Necmettin Yildirim and   
                 Mustafa Bayram   Derivation of conservation relationships
                                  for metabolic networks using MAPLE . . . 255--263
                Zhi-Hao Cao and   
                 He-Bing Wu and   
                  Zhong-Yun Liu   A note on weak splittings of matrices    265--275
            H. M. El-Owaidy and   
                A. A. Ragab and   
                 M. M. El-Afifi   On the recursive sequence $X_{n+1} = A /
                                  x_n^p + B / x_{n-1}^q + C / x_{n+2}^s$   277--290
Salìh Yalçinba\cs and   
                   Mehmet Sezer   The approximate solution of high-order
                                  linear Volterra--Fredholm
                                  integro-differential equations in terms
                                  of Taylor polynomials  . . . . . . . . . 291--308
          Md. Akram Hossain and   
                 M. Raihan Taha   Simulating advective-dispersive
                                  transport by finite elements: Criteria
                                  for accuracy of an explicit Runge--Kutta
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 309--316
     Gnana Ramdev Kotamraju and   
             Maruthi Ram Akella   Stabilized continuation methods for
                                  boundary value problems  . . . . . . . . 317--332
                  Aldo Tagliani   Discrete probability distributions in
                                  the generalized moment problem . . . . . 333--343
             A. M. Abd-alla and   
             A. N. Abd-alla and   
                   N. A. Ziedan   Erratum to: ``Transient thermal stresses
                                  in a spherically orthotropic elastic
                                  medium with special cavity'' [Appl.
                                  Math. Comput. 105 (1999) 231--252] . . . 345--345
             A. M. Abd-alla and   
             A. N. Abd-alla and   
                   N. A. Ziedan   Erratum to: ``Transient thermal stresses
                                  in a rotation non-homogeneous
                                  cylindrically orthotropic composite
                                  tubes'' [Appl. Math. Comput. 105 (1999)
                                  253--269]  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 346--346
                      Anonymous   Index  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 347--349


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 113, Number 1, July 1, 2000

                     C. Mus\`es   Some new considerations on the Bernoulli
                                  numbers, the factorial function, and
                                  Riemann's zeta function  . . . . . . . . 1--21
                Hyesuk Kwon Lee   An optimization-based domain
                                  decomposition method for a nonlinear
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23--42
           John B. Lundberg and   
               S. Bettadpur and   
                    R. J. Eanes   Long arc orbit determination solutions
                                  using Encke's method . . . . . . . . . . 43--53
                      Dajun Guo   Minimal nonnegative solutions for $n$th
                                  order integro-differential equations in
                                  Banach spaces  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55--65
                  Xie Ping Ding   Existence and algorithm of solutions for
                                  generalized mixed implicit
                                  quasi-variational inequalities . . . . . 67--80
                L. E. Garey and   
                  C. J. Gladwin   Best predictor-corrector methods for
                                  first order VIDEs with solutions damped
                                  at infinity  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81--95
                   Jinqiao Duan   Probabilistic structural dynamics of
                                  protein folding  . . . . . . . . . . . . 97--100
              Peiguang Wang and   
                      Weigao Ge   Oscillation of a class of hyperbolic
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101--110

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 113, Number 2--3, July 15, 2000

          Max D. Gunzburger and   
    Matthias Heinkenschloss and   
                Hyesuk Kwon Lee   Solution of elliptic partial
                                  differential equations by an
                                  optimization-based domain decomposition
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111--139
         Giovanna Pittaluga and   
           Laura Sacripante and   
               H. M. Srivastava   Some generating functions of the
                                  Laguerre and modified Laguerre
                                  polynomials  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141--160
              Mohamed Djerdjour   A simple procedure for solving a
                                  continuous quadratic mathematical model  161--174
         M. M. A. El-Sheikh and   
              A. A. Soliman and   
                 M. H. Abd Alla   On stability of nonlinear systems of
                                  ordinary differential equations  . . . . 175--198
         M. R. Abd-El-Salam and   
                  M. H. Shehata   Coordinate transformation and implicit
                                  time discretization for diffusion in
                                  glassy polymers  . . . . . . . . . . . . 199--218
             Akira Yamazaki and   
           Takehiro Inohara and   
                  Bunpei Nakano   Comparability of coalitions in
                                  committees with permission of voters by
                                  using desirability relation and
                                  hopefulness relation . . . . . . . . . . 219--234
         M. R. Abd-El-Salam and   
                  M. H. Shehata   Establishment of steady-state flow in
                                  mixture consisting of two electrically
                                  and non-electrically conducting fluids
                                  in porous pipes  . . . . . . . . . . . . 235--248
             Murli M. Gupta and   
                      Jun Zhang   High accuracy multigrid solution of the
                                  3D convection-diffusion equation . . . . 249--274
         Maria Cristina Sanziel   Existence of a waiting time in a
                                  discrete two-phase Stefan problem  . . . 275--288
            Laszlo Antal Veress   Group actions on sets and automata
                                  theory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 289--304
               K. Gopalsamy and   
                     S. Mohamad   Canonical solutions and almost
                                  periodicity in a discrete logistic
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 305--323
                     C. Mus\`es   Erratum to ``Some new considerations on
                                  the Bernoulli numbers, the factorial
                                  function, and Riemann's zeta function''
                                  [Applied Mathematics and Computation 113
                                  (2000) 1--21]  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 325--326
                      Anonymous   Index  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 327--328


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 114, Number 1, August, 2000

              Zhong-Yun Liu and   
                 He-Bing Wu and   
                         Lu Lin   The two-stage iterative methods for
                                  symmetric positive definite matrices . . 1--12
                A. Al-Zamel and   
                 V. K. Tuan and   
                    S. L. Kalla   Generalized elliptic-type integrals and
                                  asymptotic formulas  . . . . . . . . . . 13--25
                Prasada Rao and   
                     B. S. Pani   Simulation of free surface flows using a
                                  Runge--Kutta technique . . . . . . . . . 27--38
            Ravi P. Agarwal and   
                  Donal O'Regan   A coupled system of difference equations 39--49
            Ravi P. Agarwal and   
                  Donal O'Regan   Multiple nonnegative solutions for
                                  second order impulsive differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51--59
               D. D. Bainov and   
            M. B. Dimitrova and   
                 A. B. Dishliev   Oscillation of the bounded solutions of
                                  impulsive differential-difference
                                  equations of second order  . . . . . . . 61--68
Ahmed R. Abd-Ellateef Kamar and   
             Gamal M. Attia and   
               K. Vajravelu and   
                      M. Mosaad   Generalized quasilinearization for
                                  singular system of differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69--74
                  Dan-Ping Yang   Analysis of a parallel Schwarz algorithm
                                  for elliptic problems  . . . . . . . . . 75--93
                   A. Kananthai   On the convolutions of the diamond
                                  kernel of Marcel Riesz . . . . . . . . . 95--101
               Mingshu Peng and   
                  Weigao Ge and   
                      Qianli Xu   New criteria for the oscillation and
                                  existence of monotone solutions of
                                  second-order nonlinear difference
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103--114

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 114, Number 2--3, September 11, 2000

                     Ji-Huan He   Variational iteration method for
                                  autonomous ordinary differential systems 115--123
                  Ping Guan and   
                     Jishan Fan   On the global existence and uniqueness
                                  of weak solutions to the nonstationary
                                  semiconductor equations  . . . . . . . . 125--133
             Alberto Cabada and   
           Rodrigo L. Pouso and   
                    Eduardo Liz   A generalization of the method of upper
                                  and lower solutions for discontinuous
                                  first order problems with nonlinear
                                  boundary conditions  . . . . . . . . . . 135--148
           Anoop Chaturvedi and   
               M. I. Bhatti and   
                  Kuldeep Kumar   Bayesian analysis of disturbances
                                  variance in the linear regression model
                                  under asymmetric loss functions  . . . . 149--153
              Youngjoon Cha and   
                Miyoung Lee and   
                    Sungyun Lee   Stable nonconforming methods or the
                                  Stokes problem . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155--174
                   Zhidong Teng   On the non-autonomous Lotka--Volterra
                                  $N$-species competing systems  . . . . . 175--185
               Joel K. Jolayemi   An optimal design of multiattribute
                                  control charts for processes subject to
                                  a multiplicity of assignable causes  . . 187--203
         Firdaus E. Udwadia and   
     Hubertus F. von Bremen and   
            Wlodek Proskurowski   A note on the computation of the largest
                                  $p$ LCEs of discrete dynamical systems   205--214
      Bärbel M. R. Stadler   Abstention causes bifurcations in
                                  two-party voting dynamics  . . . . . . . 215--232
                 Tangan Gao and   
                   T. Y. Li and   
             Jan Verschelde and   
                    Mengnien Wu   Balancing the lifting values to improve
                                  the numerical stability of polyhedral
                                  homotopy continuation methods  . . . . . 233--247
                  Vites Longani   Another approach for the traveling
                                  salesman problem . . . . . . . . . . . . 249--253
                     J. Y. Yuan   Preconditioned diagonal dominant
                                  matrices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 255--262
                   Suh-Yuh Yang   Analysis of a least squares finite
                                  element method for the circular arch
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 263--278
                 S. M. Choo and   
                    S. K. Chung   Finite element Galerkin solutions for
                                  the nonplanar oscillatory beam equations 279--301
              Yew-Wen Liang and   
                Der-Cherng Liaw   On asymptotic stabilization of driftless
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 303--314
             Akira Yamazaki and   
           Takehiro Inohara and   
                  Bunpei Nakano   Symmetry of simple games and permission
                                  of voters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 315--327
                      Anonymous   Index  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 329--331


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 115, Number 1, October 6, 2000

           M. Akram Hossain and   
              Michael E. Barber   Optimized Petrov--Galerkin model for
                                  advective-dispersive transport . . . . . 1--10
   Susana Salinas de Romero and   
               H. M. Srivastava   An application of the $N$-fractional
                                  calculus operator method to a modified
                                  Whittaker equation . . . . . . . . . . . 11--21
           Takehiro Inohara and   
           Shingo Takahashi and   
                  Bunpei Nakano   Credibility of information in `soft'
                                  games with interperception of emotions   23--41
     Khaled M. Faud Elsayed and   
                Harry G. Perros   The superposition of discrete-time
                                  Markov renewal processes with an
                                  application to statistical multiplexing
                                  of bursty traffic sources  . . . . . . . 43--62
                   Jang Jou and   
                   Suh-Yuh Yang   Least-squares finite element
                                  approximations to the Timoshenko beam
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63--75

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 115, Number 2--3, October 27, 2000

                  K. Imaeda and   
                      M. Imaeda   Sedenions: algebra and analysis  . . . . 77--88
               Yongdeok Kim and   
                    Sungyun Lee   Least-squares mixed method for
                                  second-order elliptic problems . . . . . 89--100
               Yongdeok Kim and   
                    Sungyun Lee   Stable nonconforming quadrilateral
                                  finite elements for the Stokes problem   101--112
         M. M. A. El-Sheikh and   
                      R. Sallam   Oscillation criteria for second order
                                  functional differential equations  . . . 113--121
                   E. Deeba and   
                S. A. Khuri and   
                    Shishen Xie   An algorithm for solving a nonlinear
                                  integro-differential equation  . . . . . 123--131
                L. E. Garey and   
                     R. E. Shaw   Solving banded and near symmetric
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133--143
              Ming-Jyi Jang and   
              Chieh-Li Chen and   
                  Yung-Chin Liy   On solving the initial-value problems
                                  using the differential transformation
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145--160
                 Guoli Wang and   
                   Y. F. Li and   
                       W. L. Xu   Regularization-based recovery scheme for
                                  inverse dynamics of high-speed flexible
                                  beams  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161--175
           Gerald W. Buetow and   
              James S. Sochacki   The trade-offs between alternative
                                  finite difference techniques used to
                                  price derivative securities  . . . . . . 177--190
               Farhan A. Faruqi   Non-linear mathematical model for
                                  integrated global positioning/inertial
                                  navigation systems . . . . . . . . . . . 191--212
           Farhan A. Faruqi and   
              Kenneth J. Turner   Extended Kalman filter synthesis for
                                  integrated global positioning/inertial
                                  navigation systems . . . . . . . . . . . 213--227
                     C. Mus\`es   Corrigendum to ``Some new considerations
                                  on the Bernoulli numbers, the factorial
                                  function, and Riemann's zeta function''
                                  [Applied Mathematics and Computation 113
                                  (2000) 1--21]  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 229--229
                      Anonymous   Index  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 231--232


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 116, Number 1--2, November, 2000

          Harriet Natsuyama and   
                 John Casti and   
           Kiyoshi Kawabata and   
               Sonoyo Mukai and   
              Masanori Sugisaka   Guest editors' introduction  . . . . . . 1--2
                  John L. Casti   Professor Sueo Ueno --- personal
                                  reminiscences  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3--4
           Harriet H. Natsuyama   Sueo Ueno: gentleman scholar . . . . . . 5--10
               Kazuo Kurita and   
           Harriet H. Natsuyama   Five decades of publications by Sueo
                                  Ueno . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11--38
                   Alan P. Wang   Inverse problems in radiative transfer   39--48
           Robert E. Kalaba and   
       Harriet H. Natsuyama and   
                      Sueo Ueno   Photon diffusion and invariant imbedding 49--59
            Masamichi Matsumoto   The $n$th order time-dependent
                                  reflection function for a finite
                                  homogeneous atmosphere . . . . . . . . . 61--77
                 Itaru Sano and   
                   Sonoyo Mukai   Algorithm description of system flow for
                                  global aerosol distribution  . . . . . . 79--91
               Sonoyo Mukai and   
                 Itaru Sano and   
                 Yasuhiko Okada   Inverse problems in the atmosphere-ocean
                                  system: estimation of aerosol
                                  characteristics and phytoplankton
                                  distribution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93--101
            Kazuhiko Masuda and   
          Tsutomu Takashima and   
           Yoshiyuki Kawata and   
           Akihiro Yamazaki and   
                Masayuki Sasaki   Retrieval of aerosol optical properties
                                  over the ocean using multispectral
                                  polarization measurements from space . . 103--114
           Kiyoshi Kawabata and   
                Makoto Sato and   
                Larry D. Travis   A new approach to computing theoretical
                                  polarization curves along the low
                                  latitude regions of a planetary disk
                                  observed at small phase angles . . . . . 115--132
                A. A. Lacis and   
              B. E. Carlson and   
                   J. E. Hansen   Retrieval of atmospheric NO$_2$, O$_3$,
                                  aerosol optical depth, effective radius
                                  and variance information from SAGE II
                                  multi-spectral extinction measurements   133--151
      Mikhail D. Alexandrov and   
                Andrew A. Lacis   A new three-parameter cloud/aerosol
                                  particle size distribution based on the
                                  generalized inverse Gaussian density
                                  function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153--165
      Michael I. Mishchenko and   
                Andrew A. Lacis   Manifestations of morphology-dependent
                                  resonances in Mie scattering matrices    167--179
          Tsutomu Takashima and   
                Kazuhiko Masuda   Atmospheric correction for the satellite
                                  visible data over heterogeneous surfaces 181--196
           Yoshiyuki Kawata and   
           Toshiaki Izumiya and   
               Akihiro Yamazaki   The estimation of aerosol optical
                                  parameters from ADEOS/POLDER data  . . . 197--215
              Masanori Sugisaka   Sugisaka-Ueno-Chandrasekhar algorithm
                                  for digital communication and estimation 217--229

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 116, Number 3, December ??, 2000

             M. M. Kostreva and   
                        X. Chen   A superlinearly convergent method of
                                  feasible directions  . . . . . . . . . . 231--244
                      S. Sallam   Stable quartic spline integration method
                                  for solving stiff ordinary differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 245--255
                Feng-Sheng Wang   A modified collocation method for
                                  solving differential-algebraic equations 257--278
                      Yimin Wei   Recurrent neural networks for computing
                                  weighted Moore--Penrose inverse  . . . . 279--287
                  Yimin Wei and   
                  Hebing Wu and   
                     Junyin Wei   Successive matrix squaring algorithm for
                                  parallel computing the weighted
                                  generalized inverse $A_{MN}^+$ . . . . . 289--296
                 Jinn-Liang Liu   Exact a posteriori error analysis of the
                                  least squares finite element method  . . 297--305
                      Anonymous   Index  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 307--308


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 117, Number 1, January 10, 2001

             Alberto Cabada and   
             Patrick Habets and   
                    Susana Lois   Monotone method for the Neumann problem
                                  with lower and upper solutions in the
                                  reverse order  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--14
                     A. A. Badr   On some parameter methods for nonlinear
                                  Volterra integral equation . . . . . . . 15--22
                    H. Mehrazin   Optimum shapes of reservoirs . . . . . . 23--33
                  Ch. Tsitouras   Dissipative high phase-lag order methods 35--43
       Miroslav Morhá\vc   An iterative error-free algorithm to
                                  solve Vandermonde systems  . . . . . . . 45--54
                  Adam Cichocki   Limit reliability functions of some
                                  homogeneous regular series-parallel and
                                  parallel-series systems of higher order  55--72
               D. D. Bainov and   
                 S. G. Hristova   The method of quasilinearization for the
                                  periodic boundary value problem for
                                  systems of impulsive differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73--85
             Tony Narayaninsamy   On the node fractional iterates  . . . . 87--102
                   St. Maruster   The stability of gradient-like methods   103--115

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 117, Number 2--3, January 25, 2001

               Boon Yi Soon and   
               Paul W. Eloe and   
                  David Kammler   The fast Fourier transform method and
                                  ill-conditioned matrices . . . . . . . . 117--129
            Shuji Shinohara and   
              Yukio Pegio Gunji   Emergence and collapse of money through
                                  reciprocity  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131--150
                     Jiaxing He   On summability theory and method of
                                  Fourier series . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151--159
               Zhaodou Chen and   
                 Yanan Shen and   
                       Jun Ding   The Möbius inversion and Fourier
                                  coefficients . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161--176
             Mokhtar Kirane and   
            Yuri V. Rogovchenko   On oscillation of nonlinear second order
                                  differential equation with damping term  177--192
                E. Anastassakis   A geometrical method for diagonalizing
                                  real, symmetric $3\times3$ matrices
                                  through Euler rotations  . . . . . . . . 193--201
              Ch. G. Philos and   
                 I. K. Purnaras   Periodic first order linear neutral
                                  delay differential equations . . . . . . 203--222
     J. M. Gutiérrez and   
         M. A. Hernández   An acceleration of Newton's method:
                                  Super-Halley method  . . . . . . . . . . 223--239
             N. M. Madbouly and   
               D. F. McGhee and   
                    G. F. Roach   Adomian's method for Hammerstein
                                  integral equations arising from chemical
                                  reactor theory . . . . . . . . . . . . . 241--249
                     B. S. Moon   An explicit solution for the cubic
                                  spline interpolation for functions of a
                                  single variable  . . . . . . . . . . . . 251--255
             Guanxiang Wang and   
                        Shu Zhu   Dimension of the global attractor for
                                  the discretized damped sine-Gordon
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 257--265
             Guang-wei Yuan and   
              Long-jun Shen and   
                    Yu-lin Zhou   Unconditional stability of parallel
                                  alternating difference schemes for
                                  semilinear parabolic systems . . . . . . 267--283
                 Denys Pommeret   Orthogonal and pseudo-orthogonal
                                  multi-dimensional Appell polynomials . . 285--299
                     S. Cho and   
              J. E. Cochran and   
                    D. A. Cicci   Identification and orbit determination
                                  of a tethered satellite system . . . . . 301--312
                    F. A. McRae   Perturbing Lyapunov functions and
                                  stability criteria for initial time
                                  difference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 313--320
        Christian M. Reidys and   
               Peter F. Stadler   Neutrality in fitness landscapes . . . . 321--350
                      Anonymous   Index  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 351--352


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 118, Number 1, February 15, 2001

           H. M. Srivastava and   
                   R. K. Saxena   Operators of fractional integration and
                                  their applications . . . . . . . . . . . 1--52
                 Yijing Sun and   
                    Shaoping Wu   Iterative solution for a singular
                                  nonlinear elliptic problem . . . . . . . 53--62
            K. Balachandran and   
                   R. Sakthivel   Controllability of integrodifferential
                                  systems in Banach spaces . . . . . . . . 63--71
                      Danfu Han   The majorant method and convergence for
                                  solving nondifferentiable equations in
                                  Banach space . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73--82
                    M. A. Abdou   Integral equation with Macdonald kernel
                                  and its application to a system of
                                  contact problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . 83--94
                    M. A. Abdou   Spectral relationships for integral
                                  operators in contact problem of
                                  impressing stamps  . . . . . . . . . . . 95--111
       Ahmed M. A. El-Sayed and   
                  A.-G. Ibrahim   Set-valued integral equations of
                                  fractional-orders  . . . . . . . . . . . 113--121

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 118, Number 2--3, March 9, 2001

             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   The modified decomposition method
                                  applied to unsteady flow of gas through
                                  a porous medium  . . . . . . . . . . . . 123--132
                  Aldo Tagliani   Numerical aspects of finite Hausdorff
                                  moment problem by maximum entropy
                                  approach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133--149
                  Aldo Tagliani   Recovering a probability density
                                  function from its Mellin transform . . . 151--159
           Elaheh Pourabbas and   
          Alberto d'Onofrio and   
             Maurizio Rafanelli   A method to estimate the incidence of
                                  communicable diseases under seasonal
                                  fluctuations with application to cholera 161--174
                S. L. Kalla and   
            B. N. Al-Saqabi and   
                   H. G. Khajah   A unified form of gamma-type
                                  distributions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 175--187
                J. I. Ramos and   
                       E. Soler   Domain decomposition techniques for
                                  reaction-diffusion equations in
                                  two-dimensional regions with re-entrant
                                  corners  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189--221
                 C. Clavero and   
            J. J. H. Miller and   
               E. O'Riordan and   
                 G. I. Shishkin   Numerical experiments for
                                  advection-diffusion problems in a
                                  channel with a $180^\circ$ bend  . . . . 223--246
          Mohamed Djerdjour and   
                    Kamel Rekab   A branch and bound algorithm for
                                  designing reliable systems at a minimum
                                  cost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 247--259
              David Szurley and   
                   Jinqiao Duan   The effect of changing the Coriolis
                                  force gradient parameter on the escape
                                  probability and mean residence time  . . 261--273
          V. Lakshmikantham and   
                       Y. Zhang   Strict practical stability of delay
                                  differential equation  . . . . . . . . . 275--285
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   A new algorithm for solving differential
                                  equations of Lane--Emden type  . . . . . 287--310
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   The numerical solution of sixth-order
                                  boundary value problems by the modified
                                  decomposition method . . . . . . . . . . 311--325
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   A reliable algorithm for solving
                                  boundary value problems for higher-order
                                  integro-differential equations . . . . . 327--342
            Kamal M. Rashid and   
         Marwan M. Awartani and   
                   M. H. Hamdan   Optimal distribution of energy resources
                                  and policy implementation in an
                                  $n$-sector society . . . . . . . . . . . 343--348
                      Anonymous   Author index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 349--350


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 119, Number 1, March 25, 2001

       Zaki F. A. El-Reheem and   
                   A. H. Nasser   On the numerical study of nonlinear
                                  initial-boundary value problems or
                                  initial-value problems . . . . . . . . . 1--19
               John B. Lundberg   Alternative algorithms for the GPS
                                  static positioning solution  . . . . . . 21--34
             O. Ibidapo-Obe and   
               O. S. Asaolu and   
                   A. B. Badiru   Generalized solutions of the pursuit
                                  problem in three-dimensional Euclidean
                                  space  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35--45
                  Aldo Tagliani   Discrete probability distributions and
                                  moment problem: numerical aspects  . . . 47--56
                Bradley M. Bell   Approximating the marginal likelihood
                                  estimate for models with random
                                  parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57--75
            A. M. El-Naggar and   
             A. M. Abd-Alla and   
                  S. R. Mahmoud   Analytical solution of
                                  electro-mechanical wave propagation in
                                  long bones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77--98
                    L. E. Garey   A parallel numerical algorithm for near
                                  symmetric and banded systems . . . . . . 99--108
           Cheng-Jian Zhang and   
                     Shou-Fu Li   Dissipativity and exponentially
                                  asymptotic stability of the solutions
                                  for nonlinear neutral
                                  functional-differential equations  . . . 109--115

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 119, Number 2--3, April 15, 2001

                 J. Bogaert and   
                    R. Rousseau   Spatial aggregation of two-dimensional
                                  objects in raster data structures  . . . 117--126
                    Yanzhao Cao   Numerical approximations of exact
                                  controllability problems by optimal
                                  control problems for parabolic
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 127--145
                  Yong-Lin Chen   Representation and approximation for the
                                  Drazin inverse $A^(d)$ . . . . . . . . . 147--160
                     Lotfi Tadj   A matrix analytic solution to a
                                  hysteretic queueing system with random
                                  server capacity  . . . . . . . . . . . . 161--175
                  Y. C. Hon and   
                    R. Schaback   On unsymmetric collocation by radial
                                  basis functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . 177--186
                   Jun Yang and   
               Xinping Guan and   
                    Shutang Liu   Nonexistence of positive solution of a
                                  class of nonlinear difference equation   187--195
                      D. Lesnic   A computational algebraic investigation
                                  of the decomposition method for
                                  time-dependent problems  . . . . . . . . 197--206
          A. A. S. Zaghrout and   
                  E. A. Ali and   
                    Y. S. Ahmad   On level crossing in neutral
                                  integrodifferential equations  . . . . . 207--216
               Qiaoming Han and   
                       Jiye Han   Revised filled function methods for
                                  global optimization  . . . . . . . . . . 217--228
                     Jinru Chen   Multigrid method and multilevel additive
                                  preconditioner for mixed element method
                                  for non-self-adjoint and indefinite
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 229--247
             M. Köksal and   
                      S. Herdem   Ordinary differential equations with
                                  strong nonlinearities and their
                                  numerical solutions with abrupt changes  249--264
         M. M. A. El-Sheikh and   
              A. A. Soliman and   
                 M. H. Abd Alla   On stability of nonlinear differential
                                  systems via cone-valued Liapunov
                                  function method  . . . . . . . . . . . . 265--281
                Haiyan Wang and   
                 Yongzhong Song   Regularization methods for solving
                                  differential-algebraic equations . . . . 283--296
                D. A. Cicci and   
                  C. Qualls and   
                   T. A. Lovell   A look at tethered satellite
                                  identification using ridge-type
                                  estimation methods . . . . . . . . . . . 297--316
               Shih-yu Shen and   
           Andrew Minglong Wang   On stop-loss strategies for stock
                                  investments  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 317--337
                Guido Stehr and   
        Ferenc Szidarovszky and   
      Olgierd A. Palusinski and   
                 David Anderson   Performance optimization of binary
                                  weighted current-steering D/A converters 339--347
                      Anonymous   Author index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 349--350


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 120, Number 1--3, May 10, 2001

                   E. Angel and   
                       J. Casti   The Bellman Continuum  . . . . . . . . . 1--1
          Jesus Leyva-Ramos and   
Jorge Alberto Morales-Saldaña and   
               Omar Vital-Ochoa   $\mu$-Stability analysis for
                                  current-programmed regulators  . . . . . 3--14
              Mohammad Jamshidi   Autonomous control of complex systems:
                                  robotic applications . . . . . . . . . . 15--29
            V. Koltchinskii and   
             C. T. Abdallah and   
                  M. Ariola and   
                      P. Dorato   Statistical learning control of
                                  uncertain systems: theory and algorithms 31--43
                Takashi Amemiya   Triangular configuration of uncertain
                                  systems stabilizable by means of
                                  feedback controller  . . . . . . . . . . 45--54
             J. Leyva-Ramos and   
     A. Hernandez-Rodriguez and   
                   E. D. Denman   Reduced-order controllers for unstable
                                  multivariable linear systems that can be
                                  balanced . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55--63
          Masanori Sugisaka and   
                Masayo Nagasaki   Learning performance of a neurocomputer
                                  for nonlinear dynamical system
                                  identification . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65--77
                 E. Stanley Lee   Fuzzy multiple level programming . . . . 79--90
                Seiichi Iwamoto   A class of dual fuzzy dynamic programs   91--108
                  Takashi Maeda   Fuzzy linear programming problems as
                                  bi-criteria optimization problems  . . . 109--121
           Toshiharu Fujita and   
                Seiichi Iwamoto   An optimistic decision-making in fuzzy
                                  environment  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123--137
                        Art Lew   Nondeterministic dynamic programming on
                                  a parallel coprocessing system . . . . . 139--147
       Christopher Landauer and   
             Kirstie L. Bellman   New architectures for constructed
                                  complex systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . 149--163
         Kirstie L. Bellman and   
           Christopher Landauer   Virtual worlds as meeting places for
                                  formal systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165--173
                Paul Helman and   
                  Robert Veroff   The application of automated reasoning
                                  to formal models of combinatorial
                                  optimization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 175--194
            Masanori Hosaka and   
         Masayuki Horiguchi and   
                  Masami Kurano   Controlled Markov set-chains under
                                  average criteria . . . . . . . . . . . . 195--209
                  J. F. Nystrom   Tensional computation: further musings
                                  on the computational cosmography . . . . 211--225
                    Baoding Liu   Uncertain programming: a unifying
                                  optimization theory in various uncertain
                                  environments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 227--234
           Alexandre Nketsa and   
              Nabil Ben Khalifa   Timed Petri nets and prediction to
                                  improve the Chandy-Misra
                                  conservative-distributed simulation  . . 235--254
                 Toshio Odanaka   Environment system and dynamic
                                  management decision  . . . . . . . . . . 255--263
                  A. Nketsa and   
                     R. Valette   Rapid and modular prototyping-based
                                  Petri nets and distributed simulation
                                  for manufacturing systems  . . . . . . . 265--278
                  Ano Katsunori   Modified offensive earned-run average
                                  with steal effect for baseball . . . . . 279--288
            Masamichi Matsumoto   The unified approach in a semi-infinite
                                  atmosphere . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 289--300
          Tsutomu Shohdohji and   
                Yasushi Hoshino   Optimization of image quality for
                                  decoded images using three-dimensional
                                  smoothing method . . . . . . . . . . . . 301--311
                      Anonymous   Author Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 313--314
                      Anonymous   Master Author Index  . . . . . . . . . . 315--328


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 121, Number 1, May 25, 2001

                 H. De Schepper   A finite element method for differential
                                  eigenvalue problems with mixed classical
                                  and (semi-)periodic boundary conditions  1--15
                  Yimin Wei and   
                      Hebing Wu   The representation and approximation for
                                  the weighted Moore--Penrose inverse  . . 17--28
                 C. Y. Chan and   
                      Jian Yang   No quenching in infinite time for
                                  degenerate singular semilinear parabolic
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29--35
             Fudziah Ismail and   
          Mohammed bin Suleiman   Solving delay differential equations
                                  using intervalwise partitioning by
                                  Runge--Kutta method  . . . . . . . . . . 37--53
                  S. Morigi and   
                    F. Sgallari   A regularizing $L$-curve Lanczos method
                                  for underdetermined linear systems . . . 55--73
             Wen-Sheng Chen and   
                        Wei Lin   Galerkin trigonometric wavelet methods
                                  for the natural boundary integral
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75--92
             A. M. Abd-Alla and   
             A. N. Abd-Alla and   
                   N. A. Zeidan   Transient thermal stresses in a
                                  transversely isotropic infinite circular
                                  cylinder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93--122

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 121, Number 2--3, June 15, 2001

           E. M. A. Elbashbeshy   Laminar mixed convection over horizontal
                                  flat plate embedded in a non-Darcian
                                  porous medium with suction and injection 123--128
              J. Chavarriga and   
        I. A. García and   
                 J. Giné   Isochronicity into a family of
                                  time-reversible cubic vector fields  . . 129--145
                Wei Nian Li and   
                   Bao Tong Cui   Necessary and sufficient conditions for
                                  oscillation of neutral delay parabolic
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 147--153
            H. M. El-Owaidy and   
                A. A. Ragab and   
                      M. Ismail   Mathematical analysis of a food-web
                                  model  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155--167
                  Luis Boza and   
        Eugenio M. Fedriani and   
       Juan Núñez   A new method for classifying complex
                                  filiform Lie algebras  . . . . . . . . . 169--175
                  Yimin Wei and   
                  Guoliang Chen   Perturbation of least squares problem in
                                  Hilbert spaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177--183
                 C. Y. Chan and   
                      Jian Yang   Beyond quenching for degenerate singular
                                  semilinear parabolic equations . . . . . 185--201
                 C. Y. Chan and   
                     S. I. Yuen   Parabolic problems with nonlinear
                                  absorptions and releases at the
                                  boundaries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203--209
              Robert Kalaba and   
                Firdaus Udwadia   Analytical dynamics with constraint
                                  forces that do work in virtual
                                  displacements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 211--217
         Firdaus E. Udwadia and   
         Hubertus F. von Bremen   An efficient and stable approach for
                                  computation of Lyapunov characteristic
                                  exponents of continuous dynamical
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 219--259
              Ming-Jyi Jang and   
              Chieh-Li Chen and   
                  Yung-Chin Liu   Two-dimensional differential transform
                                  for partial differential equations . . . 261--270
                Gui-Ding Gu and   
                    Zhi-Hao Cao   A block GMRES method augmented with
                                  eigenvectors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 271--289
           Tolga Güyer and   
                Onur Kiymaz and   
Göksal Bilgici and\cSeref Mirasyedio\uglu   A new method for computing the solutions
                                  of differential equation systems using
                                  generalized inverse via Maple  . . . . . 291--299
              John C. Adams and   
            Piotr Smolarkiewicz   Modified multigrid for 3D elliptic
                                  equations with cross-derivatives . . . . 301--312
          Krzysztof Ko\lowrocki   On limit reliability functions of large
                                  multi-state systems with ageing
                                  components . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 313--361
               Guoqiang Han and   
                 Ken Hayami and   
                     Wang Jiong   Product integration method for Volterra
                                  integral equation with noncompact kernel 363--371
       Bünyamin Yildiz and   
                 Murat Suba\csi   On the optimal control problem for
                                  linear Schrödinger equation . . . . . . . 373--381
     Valéry Covachev and   
         Haydar Akça and   
     Fuat Yeniçerio\uglu   Difference approximations for impulsive
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 383--390
                  J. M. Soriano   Mappings sharing a value on
                                  finite-dimensional spaces  . . . . . . . 391--395
                      Anonymous   Author index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 397--399


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 122, Number 1, July 10, 2001

                      Yimin Wei   The weighted Moore--Penrose inverse of
                                  modified matrices  . . . . . . . . . . . 1--13
        Sixto Jesus Alvarez and   
                   Rachid Oujja   An iterative method for solving a free
                                  boundary problem for an infinite journal
                                  bearing  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15--26
                   Hyun Mo Yang   Modeling directly transmitted infections
                                  in a routinely vaccinated population ---
                                  the force of infection described by a
                                  Volterra integral equation . . . . . . . 27--58
                      Ohin Kwon   Inverse scattering for a plane screen    59--69
                 Xiao-Song Yang   On the existence of generalized
                                  synchronizor in unidirectionally coupled
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71--79
                M. S. Aminzadeh   Bootstrap tolerance and confidence
                                  limits for two-variable reliability
                                  using independent and weakly dependent
                                  observations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81--93
                Wei Nian Li and   
                   Bao Tong Cui   A class of even order neutral
                                  differential inequalities and its
                                  applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95--106
          Roderick V. N. Melnik   Discrete models of coupled dynamic
                                  thermoelasticity for stress-temperature
                                  formulations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107--132

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 122, Number 2, July 25, 2001

              F. S. Ibrahim and   
                I. A. Hassanien   Local nonsimilarity solutions for mixed
                                  convection boundary layer flow of a
                                  micropolar fluid on horizontal flat
                                  plates with variable surface temperature 133--153
Bo\.zena Kwiatuszewska-Sarnecka   A remark on of limit reliability
                                  function of large series-parallel
                                  systems with assisting components  . . . 155--177
                    Henryk Gzyl   Inverse problem for the acoustic wave
                                  equation: a probabilistic approach to
                                  approximations and uniqueness  . . . . . 179--194
               Andrew Adamatzky   Pathology of collective doxa. Automata
                                  models . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195--228
                G. Gouesbet and   
       S. Meunier-Guttin-Cluzel   Computer evaluation of Kauffman
                                  polynomials by using Gauss codes, with a
                                  skein-template algorithm . . . . . . . . 229--252
                     Qi-Ru Wang   Oscillation and asymptotics for
                                  second-order half-linear differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253--266

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 122, Number 3, August 15, 2001

                  Xie Ping Ding   Generalized quasi-variational-like
                                  inclusions with nonconvex functionals    267--282
     Guido Van Huylenbroeck and   
Eva María Ureña Campos and   
           Isabel Vanslembrouck   A (recursive) multiple objective
                                  approach to analyse changes in the
                                  utility function of farmers due to
                                  policy reforms . . . . . . . . . . . . . 283--299
       Mohamed bin Suleiman and   
                 Fudziah Ismail   Solving delay differential equations
                                  using componentwise partitioning by
                                  Runge--Kutta method  . . . . . . . . . . 301--323
              C. L. Barrett and   
             H. S. Mortveit and   
                   C. M. Reidys   Elements of a theory of simulation III:
                                  equivalence of SDS . . . . . . . . . . . 325--340
          V. Lakshmikantham and   
                       Y. Zhang   Strict practical stability of delay
                                  differential equation  . . . . . . . . . 341--351
                M. Razzaghi and   
                   Y. Ordokhani   An application of rationalized Haar
                                  functions for variational problems . . . 353--364
            Stelian Turbatu and   
               H. M. Srivastava   Some boundary-layer growth problems
                                  associated with a flat plate with
                                  suction or injection . . . . . . . . . . 365--371
                    L. E. Garey   An efficient algorithm for a model with
                                  a bidiagonal coefficient matrix  . . . . 373--383
            Joseph W.-H. So and   
                     Xingfu Zou   Traveling waves for the diffusive
                                  Nicholson's blowflies equation . . . . . 385--392
         Abdul-Majid Wazwaz and   
              Salah M. El-Sayed   A new modification of the Adomian
                                  decomposition method for linear and
                                  nonlinear operators  . . . . . . . . . . 393--405
                      Anonymous   Author index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 407--408


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 123, Number 1, September 10, 2001

                   Shih-yu Shen   A boundary element method for Laplace's
                                  equation without numerical integrations  1--25
                  S. G. Deo and   
                K. N. Murty and   
                Michael D. Shaw   Qualitative properties of nonlinear
                                  difference systems . . . . . . . . . . . 27--36
                Lj. Dedi\'c and   
   M. Mati\'cand J. Pe\vcari\'c   On Euler trapezoid formulae  . . . . . . 37--62
                 Yanni Xiao and   
                    Lansun Chen   Effects of toxicants on a
                                  stage-structured population growth model 63--73
                M. Cherpion and   
               C. De Coster and   
                      P. Habets   A constructive monotone iterative method
                                  for second-order BVP in the presence of
                                  lower and upper solutions  . . . . . . . 75--91
                  Antonio Tineo   On the convexity of the carrying simplex
                                  of planar Lotka--Volterra competitive
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93--108
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Exact solutions to nonlinear diffusion
                                  equations obtained by the decomposition
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109--122
                K. N. Murty and   
        Vellanki N. Lakshmi and   
                       S. Ajita   Solution of Kronecker product initial
                                  value problem involving method of least
                                  squares  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123--132
                   A. M. Wazwaz   Blow-up for solutions of some linear
                                  wave equations with mixed nonlinear
                                  boundary conditions  . . . . . . . . . . 133--140

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 123, Number 2, September 25, 2001

                Xin-Yuan Wu and   
                   Jian-Lin Xia   Two low accuracy methods for stiff
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141--153
                    Y. Wang and   
            D. S. Bernstein and   
                   L. T. Watson   Probability-one homotopy algorithms for
                                  solving the coupled Lyapunov equations
                                  arising in reduced-order $H 2 / H$
                                  modeling, estimation, and control  . . . 155--185
            Luther W. White and   
                Musharaff Zaman   Coupling elastic models through
                                  interfacial conditions with application
                                  to concrete pavement overlays  . . . . . 187--204
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   A computational approach to soliton
                                  solutions of the Kadomtsev--Petviashvili
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205--217
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Analytic treatment for variable
                                  coefficient fourth-order parabolic
                                  partial differential equations . . . . . 219--227
        Russell K. Anderson and   
                     Moshe Dror   An interactive graphic presentation for
                                  multiobjective linear programming  . . . 229--248
                Yedidi N. Murty   Effect of throughflow on
                                  magneto-convection in micropolar fluids  249--261
            Ravi P. Agarwal and   
                  Donal O'Regan   A generalization of the
                                  Petryshyn-Leggett-Williams fixed point
                                  theorem with applications to integral
                                  inclusions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 263--274

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 123, Number 3, October 15, 2001

                  Aldo Tagliani   Entropy estimate of a probability
                                  density from its Mellin transform  . . . 275--284
                  Aldo Tagliani   Numerical inversion of Laplace transform
                                  on the real line of probability density
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 285--299
                    J. I. Ramos   Periodically forced Hopf bifurcation in
                                  annular liquid jets with mass transfer   301--342
                   Boris Diskin   Efficient multigrid methods for solving
                                  upwind-biased discretizations of the
                                  convection equation  . . . . . . . . . . 343--379
                M. Senthilvelan   On the extended applications of
                                  Homogeneous Balance Method . . . . . . . 381--388
        Patricia J. Y. Wong and   
                Ravi P. Agarwal   Existence theorems for a system of
                                  difference equations with ( n, p )-type
                                  conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 389--407
                  Eric Kincanon   Special measure function separability
                                  and reflectionless potentials  . . . . . 409--412
                  Xiaojing Yang   An existence result of periodic
                                  solutions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 413--419
                      Anonymous   Author index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 421--422


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 124, Number 1, November 10, 2001

       Dariush Ghorbanzadeh and   
                  Rachid Lounes   Bayesian analysis for detecting a change
                                  in exponential family  . . . . . . . . . 1--15
                  Mehdi Dehghan   Crank--Nicolson finite difference method
                                  for two-dimensional diffusion with an
                                  integral condition . . . . . . . . . . . 17--27
                        H. Held   Spherical spatial ranges of non-polar
                                  chemicals for reaction-diffusion type
                                  dynamics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29--43
                    J. I. Ramos   The sine-Gordon equation in the finite
                                  line . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45--93
                      Jun Zhang   A grid-based multilevel incomplete LU
                                  factorization preconditioning technique
                                  for general sparse matrices  . . . . . . 95--115
                 G. Dattoli and   
           H. M. Srivastava and   
                    C. Cesarano   The Laguerre and Legendre polynomials
                                  from an operational point of view  . . . 117--127
                 R. Adjakou and   
                  C. Lishou and   
                   N. Dieye and   
                      L. Protin   Using state-space representation for the
                                  modelisation of photovoltaic systems . . 129--138

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 124, Number 2, October 25, 2001

     M. A. Hernández and   
                    M. J. Rubio   The Secant method and divided
                                  differences Hölder continuous . . . . . . 139--149
         James P. Braselton and   
            Martha L. Abell and   
          Lorraine M. Braselton   Schryer-Walker quasi-exact solutions to
                                  the Landau--Lifshitz--Gilbert equations  151--167
                M. A. Barco and   
                   G. E. Prince   New symmetry solution techniques for
                                  first-order non-linear PDEs  . . . . . . 169--196
        Michael D. Marcozzi and   
             Seungmook Choi and   
                     C. S. Chen   On the use of boundary conditions for
                                  variational formulations arising in
                                  financial mathematics  . . . . . . . . . 197--214
                 J. A. Rabi and   
              M. J. S. de Lemos   Optimization of convergence acceleration
                                  in multigrid numerical solutions of
                                  conductive-convective problems . . . . . 215--226
          Satish K. Agarwal and   
    Dhaifalla K. Al-Mutairi and   
                  Pranesh Kumar   Selecting between two concomitant
                                  variables in ratio method of estimation  227--234
                  J. M. Soriano   Open trajectories  . . . . . . . . . . . 235--240
             E. M. E. Zayed and   
                Hassan A. Zedan   Group classification for nonlinear
                                  filtration problem . . . . . . . . . . . 241--249
                   Qing Tao and   
                  Jinde Cao and   
                      Demin Sun   A simple and high performance neural
                                  network for quadratic programming
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 251--260
  Anikó Ekárt and   
            S. Z. Németh   A noncontinuous generalization of the
                                  arithmetic-geometric mean  . . . . . . . 261--279

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 124, Number 3, December 15, 2001

                   K. Vajravelu   Viscous flow over a nonlinearly
                                  stretching sheet . . . . . . . . . . . . 281--288
Ángela Jiménez Casas and   
Alfonso Matías Lozano Ovejero   Numerical analysis of a closed-loop
                                  thermosyphon including the Soret effect  289--318
               Ferdinand F. Cap   Eigenfrequencies of membranes of
                                  arbitrary boundary and with varying
                                  surface mass density . . . . . . . . . . 319--329
           E. F. Elshehawey and   
    Elsayed M. E. Elbarbary and   
             N. A. S. Afifi and   
              Mostafa El-Shahed   An exact solution of the endolymph
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 331--335
           E. F. Elshehawey and   
    Elsayed M. E. Elbarbary and   
             N. A. S. Afifi and   
              Mostafa El-Shahed   On the solution of the endolymph
                                  equation using fractional calculus . . . 337--341
                   M. A. Ghazal   Statistical analysis of broanded
                                  periodogram for continuous time
                                  stationary processes . . . . . . . . . . 343--349
                Yurong Chen and   
                     Dayong Cai   Nonlinear orthomin($k$) methods  . . . . 351--363
                     Naiyang Ma   Complete multinomial expansions  . . . . 365--370
                    Jingbo Chen   New schemes for the nonlinear Shrödinger
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 371--379
              Scott A. Yost and   
                    Prasada Rao   A multiple grid approach for open
                                  channel flows with strong shocks . . . . 381--395
                  J. M. Soriano   A compactness condition  . . . . . . . . 397--402
                Guang-Da Hu and   
                  Baruch Cahlon   The numerical solution of discrete-delay
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 403--411
                      Anonymous   Author index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 413--414


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 125, Number 1, January 10, 2002

         Zahir Seyidmamedov and   
                Alemdar Hasanov   Determination of leading coefficients in
                                  Sturm--Liouville operator from boundary
                                  measurements. I. A stripping algorithm   1--21
            Alemdar Hasanov and   
             Zahir Seyidmamedov   Determination of leading coefficients in
                                  Sturm--Liouville operator from boundary
                                  measurements. II. Unicity and an
                                  engineering approach . . . . . . . . . . 23--34
           Lawrence J. De Chant   A computationally implementable
                                  criterion for the solvability of
                                  boundary value problems on an infinite
                                  domain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35--47
                  Titus Petrila   Mathematical model for the free surface
                                  flow under a sluice gate . . . . . . . . 49--58
                      Dajun Guo   A class of second-order impulsive
                                  integro-differential equations on
                                  unbounded domain in a Banach space . . . 59--77
                    M. A. Abdou   Fundamental problems for infinite plate
                                  with a curvilinear hole having finite
                                  poles  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79--91
                    M. A. Abdou   Spectral relationships for the integral
                                  equation with Macdonald kernel and
                                  contact problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . 93--103
              Minoru Tabata and   
             Nobuoki Eshima and   
                  Ichiro Takagi   An infinite continuous model which
                                  derives from a finite discrete model
                                  describing the time evolution of the
                                  density of firms . . . . . . . . . . . . 105--132
             O. Ibidapo-Obe and   
               O. S. Asaolu and   
                   A. B. Badiru   A new method for the numerical solution
                                  of simultaneous nonlinear equations  . . 133--140

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 125, Number 2--3, January 25, 2002

                      Xuejun Xu   On $V$-cycle multigrid implementation
                                  for plate elements . . . . . . . . . . . 141--153
                   Bing Liu and   
                     Jianshe Yu   Existence of solution for $m$-point
                                  boundary value problems of second-order
                                  differential systems with impulses . . . 155--175
                    M. A. Abdou   Fredholm--Volterra integral equation of
                                  the first kind and contact problem . . . 177--193
                  L. Gewali and   
                  S. Ntafos and   
                    A. K. Singh   Geometric approach for finding
                                  HPD-credible sets with applications  . . 195--207
                 Effat A. Saied   Analytic assessment of used nuclear fuel
                                  disposal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 209--220
                  Wenyu Sun and   
                      Yimin Wei   Triple reverse-order law for weighted
                                  generalized inverses . . . . . . . . . . 221--229
                      Yimin Wei   Perturbation bound of the Drazin inverse 231--244
                  Yimin Wei and   
                      Hebing Wu   On the use of incomplete semiiterative
                                  methods for singular systems and
                                  applications in Markov chain modeling    245--259
                    Sheng Zhang   A characterization and determinantal
                                  formula for the generalized inverse
                                  $A_T, S^{(2)}$ and its applications  . . 261--269
                Mengxing He and   
                Zhuoling Ou and   
                     Anping Liu   Comparison method of partial functional
                                  differential equations and its
                                  application  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 271--286
                  Jiang Jianchu   Oscillatory criteria for second-order
                                  quasilinear neutral delay difference
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 287--293
                      Yimin Wei   The Drazin inverse of a modified matrix  295--301
                      Yimin Wei   A characterization for the $W$-weighted
                                  Drazin inverse and a Cramer rule for the
                                  $W$-weighted Drazin inverse solution . . 303--310
                 Xinyuan Wu and   
                Jianlin Xia and   
                 Zixiang Ouyang   Note on global convergence of ODE
                                  methods for unconstrained optimization   311--315
       E. M. A. Elbashbeshy and   
                    M. A. Bazid   The mixed convection along a vertical
                                  plate with variable surface heat flux
                                  embedded in porous medium  . . . . . . . 317--324
                Tongjun Sun and   
                   Danping Yang   The finite difference streamline
                                  diffusion methods for Sobolev equations
                                  with convection-dominated term . . . . . 325--345
           A. Refik Bahadir and   
               F. Brian Ellerby   On the performance of certain direct and
                                  iterative methods on equations arising
                                  on a two-dimensional in situ combustion
                                  simulator  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 347--358
            Alan W. Johnson and   
            Sheldon H. Jacobson   A class of convergent generalized hill
                                  climbing algorithms  . . . . . . . . . . 359--373
                 Zhiguo Luo and   
                   Jianhua Shen   New Razumikhin type theorems for
                                  impulsive functional differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 375--386
                  Huawen He and   
           Malwane M. A. Ananda   Estimation of population size in closed
                                  animal populations from mark-resighting
                                  surveys  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 387--398
                   S. M. Mefire   Mixed finite element and boundary
                                  element approximation in $3$D
                                  magnetostatics for computation of the
                                  magnetic induction . . . . . . . . . . . 399--421
                      Anonymous   Author index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 423--424


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 126, Number 1, February 15, 2002

             Ranjan K. Dash and   
                  Prabir Daripa   Analytical and numerical studies of a
                                  singularly perturbed Boussinesq equation 1--30
     Kenneth Holmström and   
           Jöran Petersson   A review of the parameter estimation
                                  problem of fitting positive exponential
                                  sums to empirical data . . . . . . . . . 31--61
              J. C. Jimenez and   
                  R. Biscay and   
                    C. Mora and   
                L. M. Rodriguez   Dynamic properties of the local
                                  linearization method for initial-value
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63--81
                    A. Khan and   
                  H. A. Muttlak   Adjusted two-stage adaptive cluster
                                  sampling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83--95
                 S. Natesan and   
                   N. Ramanujam   An asymptotic-numerical method for
                                  singularly perturbed Robin problems ---
                                  I  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97--107
               John P. Boyd and   
                 Andrei Natarov   Shafer (Hermite--Padé) approximants for
                                  functions with exponentially small
                                  imaginary part with application to
                                  equatorial waves with critical latitude  109--117
             Tony Narayaninsamy   On the numerical approximation of
                                  trajectories in the phase plane  . . . . 119--132

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 126, Number 2--3, March 10, 2002

               Javier Bonet and   
          Sivakumar Kulasegaram   A simplified approach to enhance the
                                  performance of smooth particle
                                  hydrodynamics methods  . . . . . . . . . 133--155
                Yair Censor and   
                  Nir Cohen and   
    Tuvia Kutscher (Kotzer) and   
                  Joseph Shamir   Summed squared distance error reduction
                                  by simultaneous multiprojections and
                                  applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157--179
                   J. J. Koliha   Error bounds for a general perturbation
                                  of the Drazin inverse  . . . . . . . . . 181--185
                Kit-Ian Kou and   
              Vai-Kuong Sin and   
                  Xiao-Qing Jin   A note on the fast algorithm for block
                                  Toeplitz systems with tensor structure   187--197
                Zhi-Hao Cao and   
                      Yang Wang   On validity of $m$-step multisplitting
                                  preconditioners for linear systems . . . 199--211
              Hafid Bachiri and   
            Luis Vázquez   Finite difference method to solve
                                  Maxwell's equations for soliton
                                  propagation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 213--229
              Jean-Daniel Rolle   Notes about the last principal component 231--241
                   Xin-She Yang   Density-driven compaction and
                                  temperature evolution in porous media    243--254
              Kazunori Sato and   
              Naoto Yoshida and   
                    Norio Konno   Parity law for population dynamics of
                                  $N$-species with cyclic advantage
                                  competitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 255--270
                       Xian Liu   A computable filled function used for
                                  global minimization  . . . . . . . . . . 271--278
                   Q. Sheng and   
                A. Q. M. Khaliq   Modified arc-length adaptive algorithms
                                  for degenerate reaction-diffusion
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 279--297
                Y. Nakajima and   
                    Y. P. Gunji   The dynamically changing model of
                                  exchange as interaction between
                                  cone-relation and equivalent-relation    299--318
             Yakov Ben-Haim and   
                 Keith W. Hipel   The graph model for conflict resolution
                                  with information-gap uncertainty in
                                  preferences  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 319--340
           Ganesh C. Gorain and   
                  Sujit K. Bose   Exact controllability and boundary
                                  stabilization of flexural vibrations of
                                  an internally damped flexible space
                                  structure  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 341--360
              Charles D. Bonham   Selection of hydrocarbon variables to
                                  assess reduction of residual oil on
                                  nutrient enriched beaches  . . . . . . . 361--376
                  Xingye Xu and   
               Bicheng Yang and   
               Lokenath Debnath   Positive entire solutions of nonlinear
                                  polyharmonic equations in R$^2$  . . . . 377--388
                      Anonymous   Author index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 389--390


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 127, Number 1, March 25, 2002

       I. H. Abdel-Halim Hassan   On solving some eigenvalue problems by
                                  using a differential transformation  . . 1--22
            Tony W. H. Sheu and   
                     Y. H. Chen   Finite element analysis of contaminant
                                  transport in groundwater . . . . . . . . 23--43
           Rudolf Scitovski and   
                   Marcel Meler   Solving parameter estimation problem in
                                  new product diffusion models . . . . . . 45--63
                M. A. Abdou and   
                     A. A. Badr   On a method for solving an integral
                                  equation in the displacement contact
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65--78
                 S. M. Wong and   
                  Y. C. Hon and   
                  M. A. Golberg   Compactly supported radial basis
                                  functions for shallow water equations    79--101
               F. Shiraishi and   
                H. Takeuchi and   
                T. Hasegawa and   
                     H. Nagasue   A Taylor-series solution in Cartesian
                                  space to GMA-system equations and its
                                  application to initial-value problems    103--123
                M. S. Abou-Dina   Implementation of Trefftz method for the
                                  solution of some elliptic boundary value
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125--147

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 127, Number 2--3, April 15, 2002

             J. David Logan and   
           Mark R. Petersen and   
               Thomas S. Shores   Numerical study of
                                  reaction-mineralogy-porosity changes in
                                  porous media . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149--164
             F. A. Davidson and   
                      R. Xu and   
                         J. Liu   Existence and uniqueness of limit cycles
                                  in an enzyme-catalysed reaction system   165--179
              Minoru Tabata and   
                 Nobuoki Eshima   Blowing-up solutions to the Cauchy
                                  problem for the master equation  . . . . 181--193
       Salih Yalçinba\cs   Taylor polynomial solutions of nonlinear
                                  Volterra--Fredholm integral equations    195--206
                Stephen E. Onah   Asymptotic behaviour of the Galerkin and
                                  the finite element collocation methods
                                  for a parabolic equation . . . . . . . . 207--213
               Jinqiao Duan and   
                     Xin-Chu Fu   Time-periodically forced amplitude
                                  evolution in spatially extended
                                  nonlinear systems  . . . . . . . . . . . 215--219
                Tae-Dok Eom and   
              Changkyu Choi and   
                    Ju-Jang Lee   Generalized asymmetrical bidirectional
                                  associative memory for multiple
                                  association  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 221--233
                   Zhidong Teng   On the periodic solutions of periodic
                                  multi-species competitive systems with
                                  delays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 235--247
                 Amos Golan and   
                    Henryk Gzyl   A generalized maxentropic inversion
                                  procedure for noisy data . . . . . . . . 249--260
          Petter Ögren and   
                Clyde F. Martin   Vaccination strategies for epidemics in
                                  highly mobile populations  . . . . . . . 261--276
                Carmen Coll and   
        M\`arius J. Fullana and   
           Elena Sánchez   Some invariants of discrete-time
                                  descriptor systems . . . . . . . . . . . 277--287
         Fumihide Shiraishi and   
               Eberhard O. Voit   Solution of a two-point boundary value
                                  model of immobilized enzyme reactions,
                                  using an $S$-system-based root-finding
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 289--310
              Johan H. de Klerk   Solving strongly singular integral
                                  equations by $L_p$ approximation methods 311--326
                Jiahong Yin and   
                    Jinyun Yuan   Note on stationary iterative methods by
                                  SVD  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 327--333
                Guangcao Ji and   
                   Clyde Martin   Optimal boundary control of the heat
                                  equation with target function at
                                  terminal time  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 335--345
    Abo-el-nour N. Abd-alla and   
            Ibrahim A. A. Abbas   Magnetoelastic longitudinal wave
                                  propagation in a transversely isotropic
                                  circular cylinder  . . . . . . . . . . . 347--360
             Osama M. Abo-Seida   The analyticity of the electromagnetic
                                  field in an isotropic medium . . . . . . 361--364
                        W. Bryc   A uniform approximation to the right
                                  normal tail integral . . . . . . . . . . 365--374
               Yongdeok Kim and   
                       Hoon Huh   New rectangular mixed finite element
                                  method for second-order elliptic
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 375--385
               Yongdeok Kim and   
                Sungyun Lee and   
                       Seki Kim   A parallel iterative Galerkin method
                                  based on nonconforming quadrilateral
                                  elements for second-order partial
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 387--404
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   A reliable treatment for mixed
                                  Volterra--Fredholm integral equations    405--414
                      Anonymous   Author index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 415--416


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 128, Number 1, May 10, 2002

               Dorota Kurowicka   Domains of attraction of asymptotic
                                  reliability functions  . . . . . . . . . 1--18
              Abd El Hakeem and   
                Abd El Naby and   
            A. E. M. El Misiery   Effects of an endoscope and generalized
                                  Newtonian fluid on peristaltic motion    19--35
                F. M. Allan and   
                   M. H. Hamdan   Fluid mechanics of the interface region
                                  between two porous layers  . . . . . . . 37--43
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   A new method for solving singular
                                  initial value problems in the
                                  second-order ordinary differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45--57
            Luther W. White and   
                Musharaff Zaman   Stochastic inversion and prediction
                                  applied to concrete overlay systems  . . 59--79
                Elias Deeba and   
              Ghassan Dibeh and   
                    Shishen Xie   An algorithm for solving bond pricing
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81--94
                      Jun Zhang   Comments on ``Solution of the system of
                                  linear algebraic equations by decreasing
                                  dimension''  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95--98
          Salah M. El-Sayed and   
                Mahmoud El-Alem   Some properties for the existence of a
                                  positive definite solution of matrix
                                  equation ${X} + {A}^* {X}^{-2^m} {A} =
                                  {I}$ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99--108
               Jinping Zeng and   
                     Shuzi Zhou   Block monotone iterative methods for
                                  elliptic variational inequalities  . . . 109--127
                  Lars Ferm and   
              Per Lötstedt   On numerical errors in the boundary
                                  conditions of the Euler equations  . . . 129--140
            Hassan A. Zedan and   
                 Adel Abo Selim   Transient electromagnetic field of a
                                  vertical magnetic dipole above an
                                  atmospheric surface duct . . . . . . . . 141--148

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 128, Number 2--3, May 25, 2002

              R. P. Agarwal and   
            G. V. Milovanovi\'c   Preface  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149--149
            Ravi P. Agarwal and   
         Gradimir V. Milovanovi   Extremal problems, inequalities, and
                                  classical orthogonal polynomials . . . . 151--166
  R. Álvarez-Nodarse and   
         Jesús S. Dehesa   Distributions of zeros of discrete and
                                  continuous polynomials from their
                                  recurrence relation  . . . . . . . . . . 167--190
                    I. Area and   
                   E. Godoy and   
            F. Marcellán   $q$-Coherent pairs and $q$-orthogonal
                                  polynomials  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191--216
                A. Bultheel and   
           P. Gonzalez-Vera and   
              E. Hendriksen and   
             Olav Njåstad   A rational Stieltjes moment problem  . . 217--235
                      S. Ehrich   Pointwise error bounds for orthogonal
                                  cardinal spline approximation  . . . . . 237--260
                   M. X. He and   
                    P. E. Ricci   Information entropy of orthogonal
                                  polynomials  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 261--274
              E. K. Ifantis and   
       C. G. Kokologiannaki and   
               P. D. Siafarikas   On the support of the measure of
                                  orthogonality of a class of orthogonal
                                  polynomials  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 275--288
             A. Knopfmacher and   
                 D. S. Lubinsky   Mathematica evidence that Ramanujan
                                  kills Baker--Gammel--Wills . . . . . . . 289--302
              Wolfram Koepf and   
               Dieter Schmersau   Recurrence equations and their classical
                                  orthogonal polynomial solutions  . . . . 303--327
        F. Marcellán and   
                       L. Moral   Sobolev-type orthogonal polynomials on
                                  the unit circle  . . . . . . . . . . . . 329--363
       Giuseppe Mastroianni and   
         Gradimir V. Milovanovi   Weighted integration of periodic
                                  functions on the real line . . . . . . . 365--378
    Themistocles M. Rassias and   
               H. M. Srivastava   A certain class of biorthogonal
                                  polynomials associated with the Laguerre
                                  polynomials  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 379--385
                A. Ronveaux and   
                   L. Rebillard   Expansion of multivariable polynomials
                                  in products of orthogonal polynomials in
                                  one variable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 387--414
                      Anonymous   Author index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 415--416


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 129, Number 1, June 15, 2002

                  W. Layton and   
                  H. K. Lee and   
                    J. Peterson   A defect-correction method for the
                                  incompressible Navier--Stokes equations  1--19
               SungPil Yoon and   
               John B. Lundberg   An integer ambiguity resolution
                                  algorithm for real-time GPS attitude
                                  determination  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21--41
       Bünyamin Yildiz and   
                 Murat Suba\csi   An interpreter for the Boolean
                                  derivative . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43--54
     Hubertus F. von Bremen and   
             Firdaus E. Udwadia   Computational explorations into the
                                  dynamics of rings of coupled oscillators 55--85
            Jong Yeoul Park and   
                   Jeong Ja Bae   On coupled wave equation of Kirchhoff
                                  type with nonlinear boundary damping and
                                  memory term  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87--105
                   S. Kumar and   
           S. K. Srivastava and   
                  P. Chingakham   Hopf bifurcation and stability analysis
                                  in a harvested one-predator--two-prey
                                  model  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107--118
                   Bing Liu and   
                     Jianshe Yu   Solvability of multi-point boundary
                                  value problem at resonance (III) . . . . 119--143
             Guo-Liang Chen and   
               Guo-Ming Liu and   
                    Yi-Feng Xue   Perturbation theory for the generalized
                                  Bott--Duffin inverse and its
                                  applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145--155

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 129, Number 2--3, July 10, 2002

                    Henryk Gzyl   Tomographic reconstruction by maximum
                                  entropy in the mean: unconstrained
                                  reconstructions  . . . . . . . . . . . . 157--169
                 M. El-Kady and   
        Elsayed M. E. Elbarbary   A Chebyshev expansion method for solving
                                  nonlinear optimal control problems . . . 171--182
       I. H. Abdel-Halim Hassan   Different applications for the
                                  differential transformation in the
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 183--201
                 E. M. E. Zayed   An inverse problem for a general
                                  vibrating annular membrane in
                                  $\mathbb{R}^3$ with its physical
                                  applications: further results  . . . . . 203--235
                 E. M. E. Zayed   An inverse problem for a general
                                  annular-bounded domain in $\mathbb{R}^2$
                                  with mixed boundary conditions and its
                                  physical applications  . . . . . . . . . 237--267
                 V. Shanthi and   
                   N. Ramanujam   A numerical method for boundary value
                                  problems for singularly perturbed
                                  fourth-order ordinary differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 269--294
                 A. R. Khan and   
                     A. Elkamel   Mathematical model for heat transfer
                                  mechanism for particulate system . . . . 295--316
             Thomas Kämpke   The geometry of linear infeasibility . . 317--337
                E. Babolian and   
                      J. Biazar   Solving the problem of biological
                                  species living together by Adomian
                                  decomposition method . . . . . . . . . . 339--343
              S. Valarmathi and   
                   N. Ramanujam   A computational method for solving
                                  boundary value problems for third-order
                                  singularly perturbed ordinary
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 345--373
                   Danping Yang   A parallel domain decomposition
                                  algorithm of mixed element equation for
                                  second-order elliptic Dirichlet boundary
                                  value problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 375--389
               Guangming He and   
                      Jinde Cao   Discussion of periodic solutions for
                                  $p$th order delayed NDEs . . . . . . . . 391--405
          M. L. Filshtinsky and   
         R. Rodriguez-Ramos and   
          O. Sanchez-Casals and   
             Florencia Serrania   Squeezing of composite piezoceramic
                                  plate under the loading of regular
                                  normal pressure  . . . . . . . . . . . . 407--419
          E. F. El-Shehawey and   
            Saleh Z. A. Husseny   Peristaltic transport of a magneto-fluid
                                  with porous boundaries . . . . . . . . . 421--440
               A.-B. Shaibu and   
              Hassen A. Muttlak   A comparison of the maximum likelihood
                                  estimators under ranked set sapling some
                                  of its modifications . . . . . . . . . . 441--453
                 Alan T. K. Wan   On generalized ridge regression
                                  estimators under collinearity and
                                  balanced loss  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 455--467
              M. Slodi\vcka and   
                 H. De Schepper   On an inverse problem of pressure
                                  recovery arising from soil venting
                                  facilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 469--480
             Shengqiang Liu and   
                    Lansun Chen   Permanence, extinction and balancing
                                  survival in nonautonomous
                                  Lotka--Volterra system with delays . . . 481--499
                   Geon Ho Choe   Recurrence of transformations with
                                  absolutely continuous invariant measures 501--516
              S. R.-J. Jang and   
                     J. Baglama   A nutrient-prey-predator model with
                                  intratrophic predation . . . . . . . . . 517--536
             Alberto Cabada and   
            Seppo Heikkilä   Implicit nonlinear discontinuous
                                  functional boundary value
                                  $\phi$-Laplacian problems: extremality
                                  results  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 537--549
                      Anonymous   Author index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 551--553


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 130, Number 1, July 25, 2002

             LaiLa E. M. Rashid   Non-finitely generated function algebras 1--4
             Laila E. M. Rashid   Projection geometry over rings . . . . . 5--10
              S. M. Shahruz and   
                 N. A. Sakyaman   How to have narrow-stripe semiconductor
                                  lasers self-pulsate  . . . . . . . . . . 11--27
                  A. A. Soliman   On total $\phi_0$-stability of nonlinear
                                  systems of differential equations  . . . 29--38
                 Jinru Chen and   
                     Junzhi Cui   A multiscale rectangular element method
                                  for elliptic problems with entirely
                                  small periodic coefficients  . . . . . . 39--52
           Juan C. Benjumea and   
       Francisco J. Echarte and   
Juan Núñez Valdes   New properties of filiform Lie algebras
                                  and its computational processing . . . . 53--62
                      Jun Zhang   A sparse approximate inverse
                                  preconditioner for parallel
                                  preconditioning of general sparse
                                  matrices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63--85
                 F. Mosally and   
                 A. S. Wood and   
                    A. Al-Fhaid   An exponential heat balance integral
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87--100
               Luther White and   
                       Yiqi Luo   Estimation of carbon transfer
                                  coefficients using Duke Forest free-air
                                  CO $_2$ enrichment data  . . . . . . . . 101--120
             Ching L. Chang and   
                   Suh-Yuh Yang   Analysis of the $L^2$ least-squares
                                  finite element method for the
                                  velocity--vorticity--pressure Stokes
                                  equations with velocity boundary
                                  conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121--144
                E. E. Escultura   The flux theory of gravitation V: the
                                  mathematics of the new physics . . . . . 145--169
                 Zhihao Qin and   
             Pedro Berliner and   
                 Arnon Karnieli   Numerical solution of a complete surface
                                  energy balance model for simulation of
                                  heat fluxes and surface temperature
                                  under bare soil environment  . . . . . . 171--200
                  Aldo Tagliani   Entropy estimate of probability
                                  densities having assigned moments:
                                  Stieltjes case . . . . . . . . . . . . . 201--211

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 130, Number 2--3, August 15, 2002

                  Xiaojing Yang   Existence and uniqueness results for
                                  periodic solution of nonlinear
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 213--223
                  Xiaojing Yang   Positive solutions for nonlinear
                                  singular boundary value problems . . . . 225--234
              Salah M. El-Sayed   Integral methods for computing solutions
                                  of a class of singular two-point
                                  boundary value problems  . . . . . . . . 235--241
                         Jun Ji   A finite algorithm for the Drazin
                                  inverse of a polynomial matrix . . . . . 243--251
                   A. Gorka and   
                    M. Kostreva   Probabilistic version of the method of
                                  feasible directions  . . . . . . . . . . 253--264
                    M. C. Pardo   Goodness-of-fit tests based on Rao's
                                  divergence under sparseness assumptions  265--283
               S. S. Nemani and   
                    L. E. Garey   Parallel algorithms for solving
                                  tridiagonal and near-circulant systems   285--294
                     Rui Xu and   
          M. A. J. Chaplain and   
                    Lansun Chen   Global asymptotic stability in
                                  $n$-species nonautonomous
                                  Lotka--Volterra competitive systems with
                                  infinite delays  . . . . . . . . . . . . 295--309
                C. P. Katti and   
           D. K. Srivastava and   
              S. Sivaloganathan   Highly efficient parallel algorithm for
                                  finite difference solution to
                                  Navier--Stoke's equation on a hypercube  311--316
            Der-Cherng Liaw and   
                 Chun-Hone Chen   Stabilization of nonlinear systems in
                                  compound critical cases  . . . . . . . . 317--360
                  Xiaojing Yang   Some existence results for differential
                                  equations of second order  . . . . . . . 361--368
                  Jinde Cao and   
                   Qiong Li and   
                    Shidong Wan   Periodic solutions of the
                                  higher-dimensional non-autonomous
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 369--382
                E. Babolian and   
                      J. Biazar   On the order of convergence of Adomian
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 383--387
                Chaochun Qu and   
                  Ping Wang and   
                   Huakang Yang   Mathematical model and optimization in
                                  production investment  . . . . . . . . . 389--398
           Lawrence J. De Chant   Introduction of non-uniformity through
                                  linearization of the system governing
                                  turbulent, mixing of a scalar quantity
                                  in a $2$-d mixing layer  . . . . . . . . 399--413
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Exact solutions for variable
                                  coefficients fourth-order parabolic
                                  partial differential equations in
                                  higher-dimensional spaces  . . . . . . . 415--424
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Compactons structures for fifth-order
                                  KdV like equations in higher dimensions  425--440
                     Rui Xu and   
              M. A. J. Chaplain   Persistence and global stability in a
                                  delayed predator--prey system with
                                  Michaelis--Menten type functional
                                  response . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 441--455
        Mohan K. Kadalbajoo and   
             Kailash C. Patidar   A survey of numerical techniques for
                                  solving singularly perturbed ordinary
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 457--510
               Rabah Labbas and   
             Ahmed Medeghri and   
       Boubaker-Khaled Sadallah   On a parabolic equation in a triangular
                                  domain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 511--523
                  Aldo Tagliani   Numerical inversion of the Mellin
                                  transform on the real line for
                                  heavy-tailed probability density
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 525--536
       Jorge Álvarez and   
              Jesús Rojo   An improved class of generalized
                                  Runge--Kutta methods for stiff problems.
                                  Part I: The scalar case  . . . . . . . . 537--560
                     Weizhu Bao   The random projection method for a model
                                  problem of combustion with stiff
                                  chemical reactions . . . . . . . . . . . 561--571
               Yongdeok Kim and   
                   Hoon Huh and   
                    Sungyun Lee   Three-dimensional stable nonconforming
                                  parallelepiped elements for the Stokes
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 573--586
         Osman Yürekli and   
                   Scott Wilson   A new method of solving Bessel's
                                  differential equation using the
                                  $\mathcal{L}_2$-transform  . . . . . . . 587--591
           Pedro J. Zufiria and   
              Ramesh S. Guttalu   On the role of singularities in Branin's
                                  method from dynamic and continuation
                                  perspectives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 593--618
          Mustafa Güne and   
                Semin Güne   A direct search method for determination
                                  of DAEM kinetic parameters from
                                  nonisothermal TGA data (note)  . . . . . 619--628
                      Anonymous   Author index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 629--631


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 131, Number 1, September 10, 2002

                    A. I. Sadek   On the asymptotic behaviour of solutions
                                  of certain fifth-order ordinary
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 1--13
                    Jian-Lin Li   Evaluation of certain complex integrals
                                  involving absolute values  . . . . . . . 15--19
               F. Carbonell and   
              J. C. Jimenez and   
                      R. Biscay   A numerical method for the computation
                                  of the Lyapunov exponents of nonlinear
                                  ordinary differential equations  . . . . 21--37
              Cheng-Shion Shieh   Genetic fuzzy control for time-varying
                                  delayed uncertain systems with a robust
                                  stability safeguard  . . . . . . . . . . 39--58
                     Rui Xu and   
              M. A. J. Chaplain   Persistence and attractivity in an
                                  $N$-species ratio-dependent
                                  predator--prey system with distributed
                                  time delays  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59--80
                    M. A. Abdou   Fredholm--Volterra integral equation and
                                  generalized potential kernel . . . . . . 81--94
                 Murat Suba\csi   An optimal control problem governed by
                                  the potential of a linear Schrödinger
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95--106
                      M. Farkas   On the stability of stationary age
                                  distributions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107--123
                  Xiaojing Yang   Nonoscillation criteria for second-order
                                  nonlinear differential equations . . . . 125--131
             Laila E. M. Rashid   Sub-adjoint ideals and hyperplane
                                  sections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133--139
             Laila E. M. Rashid   A sharp Castelnuovo bound for the
                                  normalization of certain projective
                                  surfaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141--146
                 Liping Liu and   
                       Ming Mei   A better asymptotic profile of
                                  Rosenau--Burgers equation  . . . . . . . 147--170
                   M. T. Yassen   The optimal control of Chen chaotic
                                  dynamical system . . . . . . . . . . . . 171--180
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Solitary patterns solutions having
                                  infinite slopes or cusps for fifth-order
                                  KdV like equations in higher dimensions  181--194
                 Murat Suba\csi   A stability estimate for convolution
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195--200
              Ch. Tsitouras and   
                    T. E. Simos   High algebraic, high phase-lag order
                                  embedded Numerov-type methods for
                                  oscillatory problems . . . . . . . . . . 201--211

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 131, Number 2--3, September 25, 2002

                   G. L. Silver   Analysis of four-point grids: the
                                  diamond configuration  . . . . . . . . . 215--221
                Shy-Der Lin and   
               Shih-Tong Tu and   
               H. M. Srivastava   Certain classes of ordinary and partial
                                  differential equations solvable by means
                                  of fractional calculus . . . . . . . . . 223--233
                Xin-yuan Wu and   
                  Rong Shao and   
                     Guo-he Xue   Iterative refinement of solution with
                                  biparameter for solving ill-conditioned
                                  systems of linear algebraic equations    235--244
        Luis Casasús and   
               Waleed Al-Hayani   The decomposition method for ordinary
                                  differential equations with
                                  discontinuities  . . . . . . . . . . . . 245--251
            Neville J. Ford and   
        Sjoerd M. Verduyn Lunel   Characterising small solutions in delay
                                  differential equations through numerical
                                  approximations . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253--270
   Nikolaos S. Papageorgiou and   
            Nikolaos Yannakakis   Minimax control of nonlinear evolution
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 271--297
        Mohan K. Kadalbajoo and   
             Kailash C. Patidar   Numerical solution of singularly
                                  perturbed two-point boundary value
                                  problems by spline in tension  . . . . . 299--320
                 M. R. Odekunle   Solution of boundary value problems by
                                  Lanczos--Legendre reduction method . . . 321--327
                    A. B. Gumel   A competitive numerical method for a
                                  chemotherapy model of two HIV subtypes   329--337
               Seiichi Nakamori   Recursive estimation of impulse response
                                  function using covariance information in
                                  linear continuous stochastic systems . . 339--347
               Tzong-Sun Wu and   
                 Chien-Lung Hsu   ID-based multisignatures with
                                  distinguished signing authorities for
                                  sequential and broadcasting
                                  architectures  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 349--356
                    Fanwei Meng   Oscillation results for linear
                                  Hamiltonian systems  . . . . . . . . . . 357--372
                 X. H. Tang and   
                  Zhimin He and   
                       J. S. Yu   Stability theorem for delay differential
                                  equations with impulses  . . . . . . . . 373--381
                    M. A. Wolfe   On bounding zeros of analytic functions  383--396
                 Yanni Xiao and   
                    Lansun Chen   A ratio-dependent predator--prey model
                                  with disease in the prey . . . . . . . . 397--414
            H. M. El-Owaidy and   
                      M. Ismail   A mathematical model of bilingualism . . 415--432
                  Xiaojing Yang   Existence of periodic solution for
                                  nonlinear differential equations . . . . 433--438
             Oliver Bastert and   
               Dan Rockmore and   
           Peter F. Stadler and   
             Gottfried Tinhofer   Landscapes on spaces of trees  . . . . . 439--459
               H. El-Owaidy and   
                  H. Y. Mohamed   On the periodic solutions for an
                                  $n$th-order difference equations . . . . 461--467
                    Jiaowan Luo   Oscillation and linearized oscillation
                                  of a logistic equation with several
                                  delays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 469--476
                    Qingliu Yao   Monotone iterative technique and
                                  positive solutions of Lidstone boundary
                                  value problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 477--485
              Dongming Zhou and   
                      Jinde Cao   Globally exponential stability
                                  conditions for cellular neural networks
                                  with time-varying delays . . . . . . . . 487--496
              Shunian Zhang and   
                    Guang Zheng   Almost periodic solutions of delay
                                  difference systems . . . . . . . . . . . 497--516
             Nabil T. Shawagfeh   Analytical approximate solutions for
                                  nonlinear fractional differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 517--529
                        Le Dung   On a time-dependent bio-reactor model
                                  with chemotaxis  . . . . . . . . . . . . 531--558
    Ahmed R. Abd-Ellateef Kamar   Monotone iterative technique for
                                  singular perturbation problem  . . . . . 559--571
                        J. Ding   On the existence of solutions to
                                  equality constrained least-squares
                                  problems in infinite dimensional Hilbert
                                  spaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 573--581
              Binggen Zhang and   
                Lingju Kong and   
                  Yijun Sun and   
                   Xinghua Deng   Existence of positive solutions for BVPs
                                  of fourth-order difference equations . . 583--591
    Themistocles M. Rassias and   
               H. M. Srivastava   Some classes of infinite series
                                  associated with the Riemann Zeta and
                                  Polygamma functions and generalized
                                  harmonic numbers . . . . . . . . . . . . 593--605
               Mridula Garg and   
                Vimal Katta and   
                 Shyam L. Kalla   Study of a class of generalized elliptic
                                  type integrals . . . . . . . . . . . . . 607--613
                      Anonymous   Author index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 615--617


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 132, Number 1, October, 2002

               A. M. K. Tarabia   A new formula for the transient
                                  behaviour of a non-empty M/M/1/$\infty$
                                  queue  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--10
                       Bing Liu   Positive solutions of a nonlinear
                                  three-point boundary value problem . . . 11--28
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Compact and noncompact structures for a
                                  variant of KdV equation in higher
                                  dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29--45
               Takehiro Inohara   Generalizations of the concept of core
                                  of simple games and their
                                  characterization in terms of permission
                                  of voters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47--62
                Hassan A. Zedan   Applications of the group of equations
                                  of the one-dimensional motion of a gas
                                  under the influence of monochromatic
                                  radiation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63--71
                Prasada Rao and   
          Miguel A. Medina, Jr.   An improved radiating boundary equation
                                  for free surface flows . . . . . . . . . 73--86
              S. Valarmathi and   
                   N. Ramanujam   An asymptotic numerical fitted mesh
                                  method for singularly perturbed third
                                  order ordinary differential equations of
                                  reaction--diffusion type . . . . . . . . 87--104
          Reda G. Abd El-Rahman   Exact solution of the particle--cluster
                                  dynamic equation . . . . . . . . . . . . 105--114
                Ammar M. Sarhan   Reliability equivalence with a basic
                                  series/parallel system . . . . . . . . . 115--133
             M. G. de Bruin and   
        W. G. M. Groenevelt and   
                   H. G. Meijer   Zeros of Sobolev orthogonal polynomials
                                  of Hermite type  . . . . . . . . . . . . 135--166
                E. Babolian and   
                      J. Biazar   Solution of nonlinear equations by
                                  modified Adomian decomposition method    167--172
             Awad El-Gohary and   
              Ebrahim R. Elazab   Exponential control of equilibrium
                                  positions of a rigid body using
                                  quaternions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173--186
             E. M. E. Zayed and   
              I. H. Abdel-Halim   An inverse problem of the wave equation
                                  for a general doubly connected region in
                                  $\mathbb{R}^2$ with a finite number of
                                  piecewise smooth Robin boundary
                                  conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 187--204
               Tzong-Mou Wu and   
               Cha'o-Kuang Chen   Application of graphical operation
                                  method to the dynamics and
                                  relative-motion problems . . . . . . . . 205--218

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 132, Number 2--3, November 10, 2002

               A. Kananthai and   
                 S. Suantai and   
                     V. Longani   On the operator $\oplus^k$ related to
                                  the wave equation and Laplacian  . . . . 219--229
               Guangming He and   
                      Jinde Cao   Further investigate on periodic
                                  solutions of $p$th order delayed NDEs    231--248
                Jiahong Yin and   
   Alvaro Rodolfo De Pierro and   
                    Musheng Wei   Analysis for the reconstruction of a
                                  noisy signal based on orthogonal moments 249--263
                      Ali Sever   On uniqueness for a higher-order Cauchy
                                  problem of mathematical physics  . . . . 265--270
          Linda J. S. Allen and   
            David A. Flores and   
         Ruwan K. Ratnayake and   
                John R. Herbold   Discrete-time deterministic and
                                  stochastic models for the spread of
                                  rabies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 271--292
                   Jiu Ding and   
                      Yimin Wei   Bounds for perturbed solutions of linear
                                  operator equations in Hilbert space  . . 293--298
                  Mehdi Dehghan   Numerical techniques for a parabolic
                                  equation subject to an overspecified
                                  boundary condition . . . . . . . . . . . 299--313
             Lakhdar Aggoun and   
             Lakdere Benkherouf   $M$-ary detection of Markov-modulated
                                  Poisson processes in inventory models    315--324
        E. Loli Piccolomini and   
                    F. Zama and   
              G. Zanghirati and   
                   A. Formiconi   Regularization methods in dynamic MRI    325--339
                E. Babolian and   
                 M. M. Hosseini   A modified spectral method for numerical
                                  solution of ordinary differential
                                  equations with non-analytic solution . . 341--351
                   Xin Chen and   
                   Wei Wang and   
                 Yongzhong Song   Splitting based on the outer inverse of
                                  matrices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 353--368
         Cristian S. Calude and   
              Monica Dumitrescu   Entropic measures, Markov information
                                  sources and complexity . . . . . . . . . 369--384
             A. F. El-Bassiouny   Parametrically excited non-linear
                                  systems: a comparison of two methods . . 385--410
               Daqing Jiang and   
                 Wenjie Gao and   
                      Aying Wan   A monotone method for constructing
                                  extremal solutions to fourth-order
                                  periodic boundary value problems . . . . 411--421
                  Xiaojing Yang   Boundedness of solutions for semilinear
                                  Duffing equations  . . . . . . . . . . . 423--436
                 Yifeng Xue and   
                  Guoliang Chen   The expression of the generalized
                                  Bott--Duffin inverse and its
                                  perturbation theory  . . . . . . . . . . 437--444
       E. M. A. Elbashbeshy and   
                   M. F. Dimian   Effect of radiation on the flow and heat
                                  transfer over a wedge with variable
                                  viscosity  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 445--454
                L. Z. Cheng and   
                    Z. Wang and   
                    Z. H. Zhang   Fast unified computation of the
                                  multi-dimensional discrete sinusoidal
                                  transforms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 455--487
                Mengxing He and   
                 Anping Liu and   
                    Zhuoling Ou   Stability for large systems of partial
                                  functional differential equations:
                                  iterative analysis method  . . . . . . . 489--503
           M. I. El-Saftawy and   
                  A. A. El-Enna   The relativistic and direct solar
                                  radiation pressure effects on an axially
                                  symmetric spacecraft. I. The Hamiltonian
                                  and the canonical equations of motion    505--514
                 E. M. E. Zayed   An inverse problem for the
                                  three-dimensional multi-connected
                                  vibrating membrane with Robin boundary
                                  conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 515--535
              Minoru Tabata and   
                 Nobuoki Eshima   The Cauchy problem for the nonlinear
                                  integro-partial differential equation in
                                  quantitative sociodynamics . . . . . . . 537--552
             Osama M. Abo-Seida   Uniqueness solution for the boundary
                                  value problem defined by specifying the
                                  components of the electromagnetic field  553--558
              M. Slodi\vcka and   
                 H. De Schepper   A nonlinear boundary value problem
                                  containing nonstandard boundary
                                  conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 559--574
                   Qing Tao and   
                  Jinde Cao and   
                        Xin Liu   The BSB neural network in the convex
                                  body spanned by the prototype patterns
                                  for associative memory . . . . . . . . . 575--587
              Salah M. El-Sayed   The modified decomposition method for
                                  solving nonlinear algebraic equations    589--597
              Sang Dong Kim and   
               Byeong Chun Shin   Preconditioning $C^1$ Lagrange
                                  polynomial spline collocation method of
                                  elliptic equations by finite element
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 599--616
C. M. García-López and   
                    J. I. Ramos   $S$-stability of piecewise-linearized
                                  and linearized $\theta$-methods  . . . . 617--631
       Ramazan Türkmen and   
                  Durmu Bozkurt   On the bounds for the norms of
                                  Cauchy--Toeplitz and Cauchy--Hankel
                                  matrices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 633--642
                  Hilmi Demiray   A note on the solution of perturbed
                                  Korteweg--de Vries equation  . . . . . . 643--647
                      Anonymous   Author index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 649--652


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 133, Number 1, November 25, 2002

                    J. I. Ramos   Linearly implicit methods for the
                                  nonlinear Schrödinger equation in
                                  nonhomogeneous media . . . . . . . . . . 1--28
                  Hilmi Demiray   Propagation of weakly nonlinear waves in
                                  fluid-filled thin elastic tubes  . . . . 29--41
                  Alex Povitsky   Parallel ADI solver based on processor
                                  scheduling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43--81
                   N.-Y. Ma and   
                     R. P. King   A general analytical solution for
                                  calculating $n$-fold convolution power
                                  of exponential-sum distribution
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83--91
               Takehiro Inohara   Characterization of clusterability of
                                  signed graph in terms of Newcomb's
                                  balance of sentiments  . . . . . . . . . 93--104
                  A. A. Soliman   On stability of perturbed impulsive
                                  differential systems . . . . . . . . . . 105--117
            E. Yépez and   
                  A. Calles and   
                   J. J. Castro   A simple algorithm for the group
                                  theoretical classification of quantum
                                  states . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119--130
                   Chung-Ki Cho   A new approach for numerical
                                  identification of free boundary  . . . . 131--145
                      W. Layton   A connection between subgrid scale eddy
                                  viscosity and mixed methods  . . . . . . 147--157
                  Aldo Tagliani   An upper bound for entropy of discrete
                                  distributions having assigned moments    159--170
           J. Cerdán and   
            J. Marín and   
             A. Martínez   Polynomial preconditioners based on
                                  factorized sparse approximate inverses   171--186
              T. G. Bhaskar and   
               Farzana A. McRae   Monotone iterative techniques for
                                  nonlinear problems involving the
                                  difference of two monotone functions . . 187--192
              Andrei Bourchtein   Ellipticity of normal mode
                                  initialization equations . . . . . . . . 193--211
                      Anonymous   Editorial Board Page . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 133, Number 2--3, December 15, 2002

             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   General compactons solutions for the
                                  focusing branch of the nonlinear
                                  dispersive $K(n,n)$ equations in
                                  higher-dimensional spaces  . . . . . . . 213--227
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   General solutions with solitary patterns
                                  for the defocusing branch of the
                                  nonlinear dispersive $K(n,n)$ equations
                                  in higher dimensional spaces . . . . . . 229--244
                  J. M. Soriano   A second zero of a function  . . . . . . 245--255
                S. M. Ahmed and   
                 A. M. Abd-Alla   Electromechanical wave propagation in a
                                  cylindrical poroelastic bone with cavity 257--286
                  S. G. Deo and   
                K. N. Murty and   
                      J. Turner   Qualitative properties of adjoint
                                  Kronecker product boundary value
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 287--295
                 Awad El-Gohary   Global stabilization of a rotational
                                  motion of a rigid body using rotors
                                  system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 297--307
                    Jiaowan Luo   Oscillation of hyperbolic partial
                                  differential equations with impulses . . 309--318
                  A. A. Soliman   On perturbing Liapunov functional  . . . 319--325
                      W. He and   
                      N. Prabhu   A globally convergent method for finding
                                  zeros of smooth functions  . . . . . . . 327--335
                S. M. Ahmed and   
                   N. A. Zeiden   Thermal stresses problem in
                                  non-homogeneous transversely isotropic
                                  infinite circular cylinder . . . . . . . 337--350
                Y. N. Reddy and   
               K. Anantha Reddy   Numerical integration method for general
                                  singularly perturbed two point boundary
                                  value problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 351--373
                       Xian Liu   Several filled functions with mitigators 375--387
              Jong Soo Jung and   
                Yeol Je Cho and   
                    Haiyun Zhou   Iterative processes with mixed errors
                                  for nonlinear equations with perturbed
                                  $m$-accretive operators in Banach spaces 389--406
            Haishen Lü and   
              Donal O'Regan and   
                 Chengkui Zhong   Multiple positive solutions for the
                                  one-dimensional singular $p$-Laplacian   407--422
               Bashir Ahmad and   
              Juan J. Nieto and   
                 Naseer Shahzad   Generalized quasilinearization method
                                  for mixed boundary value problems  . . . 423--429
           Cha'o-Kuang Chen and   
                Chen-I Hung and   
                    Zong-Yi Lee   Double side approach method to obtain
                                  solutions for transient nonlinear heat
                                  conduction using genetic algorithms  . . 431--444
             Hung-Chang Lee and   
           Cha'o-Kuang Chen and   
                    Chen-I Hung   A modified group-preserving scheme for
                                  solving the initial value problems of
                                  stiff ordinary differential equations    445--459
                  H. Y. Lee and   
                  M. R. Ohm and   
                     J. Y. Shin   Fully discrete approximation for a
                                  quasilinear Stefan problem with forcing
                                  term . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 461--478
                    S. A. Khuri   On the solution of coupled $H$-like
                                  equations of Chandrasekhar . . . . . . . 479--485
               Victor Kowalenko   Exactification of the asymptotics for
                                  Bessel and Hankel functions  . . . . . . 487--518
                     Wei Hu and   
               Shengwei Mei and   
                   Qiang Lu and   
               Tielong Shen and   
               Akihiko Yokoyama   Nonlinear adaptive decentralized
                                  stabilizing control of multimachine
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 519--532
             Mustafa Bayram and   
             Ercan Çelik   Simultaneous solution of polynomial
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 533--538
                    Manoj Kumar   A fourth-order finite difference method
                                  for a class of singular two-point
                                  boundary value problems  . . . . . . . . 539--545
                  Yimin Wei and   
                   Guorong Wang   PCR algorithm for parallel computing
                                  minimum-norm $(T)$ least-squares $(S)$
                                  solution of inconsistent linear
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 547--557
                 V. Shanthi and   
                   N. Ramanujam   Asymptotic numerical methods for
                                  singularly perturbed fourth order
                                  ordinary differential equations of
                                  convection--diffusion type . . . . . . . 559--579
                    Prasada Rao   Contribution of Boussinesq pressure and
                                  bottom roughness terms for open channel
                                  flows with shocks  . . . . . . . . . . . 581--590
                   Qiang Du and   
                 Max Gunzburger   Grid generation and optimization based
                                  on centroidal Voronoi tessellations  . . 591--607
                     Bo Han and   
               Xiaoyan Zhou and   
                      Jiaqi Liu   Adaptive multigrid method for numerical
                                  solutions of elastic wave equation . . . 609--614
                  Ping Guan and   
                     Fuqing Sun   Existence of weak solutions to a system
                                  of avalanche-semiconductor equations . . 615--622
                 S. Natesan and   
                   N. Ramanujam   ``Shooting method'' for the solution of
                                  singularly perturbed two-point
                                  boundary-value problems having less
                                  severe boundary layer  . . . . . . . . . 623--641
                 Chun-li Li and   
                   Ming-gen Cui   How to solve the equation $Au Bu + Cu =
                                  f$ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 643--653
                      Anonymous   Author Index to Volume . . . . . . . . . 655--657
                      Anonymous   Editorial Board  . . . . . . . . . . . . CO2--CO2


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 134, Number 1, January 10, 2003

               Godfrey Saldanha   Single cell discretizations of order two
                                  and four for self-adjoint elliptic
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--8
             Emanuele Galligani   The Newton-arithmetic mean method for
                                  the solution of systems of nonlinear
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9--34
                   Hong Liu and   
                 Yongzhong Song   Stability of numerical methods for
                                  solving linear index-3 DAEs  . . . . . . 35--50
                 Wang Wendi and   
                 P. Fergola and   
                 C. Tenneriello   Innovation diffusion model in patch
                                  environment  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51--67
            Muhammad Aslam Noor   Implicit dynamical systems and quasi
                                  variational inequalities . . . . . . . . 69--81
                 B. Achchab and   
                 S. Achchab and   
                 A. Agouzal and   
                      R. Ellaia   On a posteriori error estimator for
                                  primal, equilibrium and mixed
                                  approximation of diffusion equations . . 83--92
             Maurizio Venutelli   A fractional-step Padé--Galerkin model
                                  for dam-break flow simulation  . . . . . 93--107
                   Cenk Ke\csan   Chebyshev polynomial solutions of
                                  second-order linear partial differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109--124
                Anping Chen and   
                      Jinde Cao   Existence and attractivity of almost
                                  periodic solutions for cellular neural
                                  networks with distributed delays and
                                  variable coefficients  . . . . . . . . . 125--140
                    S. A. Khuri   Biorthogonality condition for creeping
                                  flow in wedge-shaped trenches  . . . . . 141--145
                    S. A. Khuri   Numerical order verification of the
                                  asymptotic expansion of a nonlinear
                                  differential equation arising in general
                                  relativity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147--151
              C. L. Barrett and   
             H. S. Mortveit and   
                   C. M. Reidys   ETS IV: Sequential dynamical systems:
                                  fixed points, invertibility and
                                  equivalence  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153--171
         Irina V. Barteneva and   
             Alberto Cabada and   
          Alexander O. Ignatyev   Maximum and anti-maximum principles for
                                  the general operator of second order
                                  with variable coefficients . . . . . . . 173--184
               G. G. Merino and   
                D. D. Jones and   
             D. L. Clements and   
                      D. Miller   Fuzzy compromise programming with
                                  precedence order in the criteria . . . . 185--205
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Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 134, Number 2--3, January 25, 2003

      M. L. Menéndez and   
                 D. Morales and   
                       L. Pardo   Tests based on divergences for and
                                  against ordered alternatives in cubic
                                  contingency tables . . . . . . . . . . . 207--216
             A. F. El-Bassiouny   Modal interaction of resonantly forced
                                  oscillations of two-degree-of-freedom
                                  structure  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 217--242
                   M. Eissa and   
             A. F. El-Bassiouny   Analytical and numerical solutions of a
                                  non-linear ship rolling motion . . . . . 243--270
    Salvador Jiménez and   
        Ignacio M. Llorente and   
              Ana M. Mancho and   
Víctor M. Pérez-García and   
            Luis Vázquez   A numerical scheme for the simulation of
                                  blow-up in the nonlinear Schrödinger
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 271--291
                  Xiaojing Yang   On inequalities of Lyapunov type . . . . 293--300
                  Xiaojing Yang   Forced oscillation of $n$th-order
                                  nonlinear differential equations . . . . 301--305
                  Xiaojing Yang   On Liapunov-type inequality for certain
                                  higher-order differential equations  . . 307--317
                  Xiaojing Yang   A note on Hölder inequality . . . . . . . 319--322
             M. Etchechoury and   
                   C. Muravchik   Nonstandard singular perturbation
                                  systems and higher index
                                  differential-algebraic systems . . . . . 323--344
             Hossein Arsham and   
              Miro Gradisar and   
       Mojca Indihar Stemberger   Linearly constrained global
                                  optimization: a general solution
                                  algorithm with applications  . . . . . . 345--361
                   M. A. Ghazal   Statistical analysis for stationary time
                                  processes with irregular observations    363--370
        Mohan K. Kadalbajoo and   
             Kailash C. Patidar   Singularly perturbed problems in partial
                                  differential equations: a survey . . . . 371--429
                 Roberto Barrio   Compression of almost-periodic data  . . 431--444
                  A. A. Soliman   Stability criteria of impulsive
                                  differential systems . . . . . . . . . . 445--457
                  Aldo Tagliani   Numerical inversion of Laplace transform
                                  on the real line from expected values    459--472
             Y. Narasimha Murty   Analysis of non-uniform temperature
                                  profiles on Bénard convection in
                                  micropolar fluids  . . . . . . . . . . . 473--486
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Solutions of compact and noncompact
                                  structures for nonlinear
                                  Klein--Gordon-type equation  . . . . . . 487--500
                  Hilmi Demiray   A note on the analytical solution to the
                                  modified perturbed Korteweg--de Vries
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 501--505
        M. Fraiwan Al-Saleh and   
                Fawaz A. Masoud   A note on the posterior expected loss as
                                  a measure of accuracy in Bayesian
                                  methods  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 507--514
              Junesang Choi and   
           H. M. Srivastava and   
                 V. S. Adamchik   Multiple Gamma and related functions . . 515--533
           Lawrence J. De Chant   Quasi-steady approximations to initial
                                  value problems with application to
                                  sediment transport . . . . . . . . . . . 535--552
                Hongjun Gao and   
                 Xiaohua Gu and   
                     Charles Bu   A Neumann boundary value problem for a
                                  generalized Ginzburg--Landau equation    553--560
               Emil Minchev and   
                  Norio Yoshida   Oscillation of solutions of nonlinear
                                  parabolic equations via comparison
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 561--566
            Laszlo Antal Veress   Symmetry principles via interactions and
                                  symmetry-violations  . . . . . . . . . . 567--575
          Pham Huu Anh Ngoc and   
                Nguyen Khoa Son   Stability radii of positive linear
                                  difference equations under affine
                                  parameter perturbations  . . . . . . . . 577--594
           Giuseppe Dattoli and   
          Clemente Cesarano and   
                Dario Sacchetti   A note on truncated polynomials  . . . . 595--605
                      Anonymous   Author index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 607--609
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Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 135, Number 1, February 15, 2003

             Franciszek Grabski   The reliability of an object with
                                  semi-Markov failure rate . . . . . . . . 1--16
                 S. Mohamad and   
                   K. Gopalsamy   Exponential stability of continuous-time
                                  and discrete-time cellular neural
                                  networks with delays . . . . . . . . . . 17--38
             Francisco J. Solis   Self-limitation, fishing and cannibalism 39--48
                     Qigui Yang   Interval oscillation criteria for a
                                  forced second order nonlinear ordinary
                                  differential equations with oscillatory
                                  potential  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49--64
                   M. T. Rashed   An expansion method to treat integral
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65--72
                     Ji-Huan He   Homotopy perturbation method: a new
                                  nonlinear analytical technique . . . . . 73--79
                     Ji-Huan He   A new iteration method for solving
                                  algebraic equations  . . . . . . . . . . 81--84
           E. F. Elshehawey and   
    Elsayed M. E. Elbarbary and   
             Nasser S. Elgazery   Effect of inclined magnetic field on
                                  magneto fluid flow through a porous
                                  medium between two inclined wavy porous
                                  plates (numerical study) . . . . . . . . 85--103
                  Jinde Cao and   
                   Meifang Dong   Exponential stability of delayed
                                  bi-directional associative memory
                                  networks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105--112
                   M. T. Yassen   Adaptive control and synchronization of
                                  a modified Chua's circuit system . . . . 113--128
                     R. Thukral   Similarities of the integral Padé
                                  approximants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129--145
               P. A. Krutitskii   Method of interior boundaries for the
                                  impedance problem in scattering theory   147--160
                E. Babolian and   
                      J. Biazar   Solving concrete examples by Adomian
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161--167
                  Ch. Tsitouras   Families of explicit two-step methods
                                  for integration of problems with
                                  oscillating solutions  . . . . . . . . . 169--178
         Osama M. Abo-Seida and   
           Ahmed I. El-Maghrabi   The solution of electromagnetic fields
                                  by equivalent magnetic network . . . . . 179--185
             A. M. Abd-Alla and   
                    S. M. Ahmed   Stoneley and Rayleigh waves in a
                                  non-homogeneous orthotropic elastic
                                  medium under the influence of gravity    187--200
                      Anonymous   Editorial Board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 135, Number 2--3, March 10, 2003

                   Zhu Chao and   
                  Guoliang Chen   Index splitting for the Drazin inverse
                                  of linear operator in Banach space . . . 201--209
                         Jun Li   Order continuous of monotone set
                                  function and convergence of measurable
                                  functions sequence . . . . . . . . . . . 211--218
                  Yao-Lin Jiang   Periodic waveform relaxation solutions
                                  of nonlinear dynamic equations . . . . . 219--226
                   J. Tervo and   
          T. Lyyra-Laitinen and   
                P. Kolmonen and   
                       E. Boman   An inverse treatment planning model for
                                  intensity modulated radiation therapy
                                  with dynamic MLC . . . . . . . . . . . . 227--250
                Halit Orhan and   
                Muhammet Kamali   Starlike, convex and close-to convex
                                  functions of complex order . . . . . . . 251--262
                  Yimin Wei and   
                      Hebing Wu   The representation and approximation for
                                  the generalized inverse $A_T$, $S^{(2)}$ 263--276
                 M. El-Kady and   
        ElSayed M. E. ElBarbary   Optimal control approach for system of
                                  ordinary differential equations  . . . . 277--285
       Ramón Quintanilla   Convergence and structural stability in
                                  thermoelasticity . . . . . . . . . . . . 287--300
            H. M. El-Owaidy and   
                      M. Ismail   Global stability for three-species
                                  Lotka--Volterra systems with delay . . . 301--306
           Ahmed K. Khalifa and   
    Elsayed M. E. Elbarbary and   
         Mohamed A. Abd Elrazek   Chebyshev expansion method for solving
                                  second and fourth-order elliptic
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 307--318
                Ammar M. Sarhan   Empirical Bayes estimates in exponential
                                  reliability model  . . . . . . . . . . . 319--332
           Sabah Hafez Abdallah   Oscillatory and non-oscillatory
                                  behaviour of second-order neutral delay
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 333--344
        Walid A. Abu-Dayyeh and   
        Marwan A. Al-Momani and   
              Hassen A. Muttlak   Exact Bahadur slope for combining
                                  independent tests for normal and
                                  logistic distributions . . . . . . . . . 345--360
                 E. M. E. Zayed   On hearing the shape of a general
                                  multi-connected vibrating membrane in
                                  $\mathbb{R}^2$ with piecewise smooth
                                  positive functions in the Robin boundary
                                  conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 361--375
               H. El-Owaidy and   
                  H. Y. Mohamed   On the global attractivity of systems of
                                  nonlinear difference equations . . . . . 377--382
               H. El-Owaidy and   
                  H. Y. Mohamed   On the periodic solutions for an $n$th
                                  order difference equations . . . . . . . 383--390
                Jiaquan Gao and   
                      Guixia He   An unconditionally stable parallel
                                  difference scheme for parabolic
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 391--398
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   A study on nonlinear dispersive partial
                                  differential equations of compact and
                                  noncompact solutions . . . . . . . . . . 399--409
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   A construction of compact and noncompact
                                  solutions for nonlinear dispersive
                                  equations of even order  . . . . . . . . 411--424
      Ragab Omarah Al-Seedy and   
         Fawziah M. Al-Ibraheem   New transient solution to the
                                  M/M/$\infty$ queue with varying arrival
                                  and departure rate . . . . . . . . . . . 425--428
           Seiichi Nakamori and   
Raquel Caballero-Águila and   
      Aurora Hermoso-Carazo and   
    Josefa Linares-Pérez   New design of estimators using
                                  covariance information with uncertain
                                  observations in linear discrete-time
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 429--441
     Predrag S. Stanimirovi and   
                  Milan B. Tasi   A problem in computation of
                                  pseudoinverses . . . . . . . . . . . . . 443--469
     Franic Ikechukwu Njoku and   
                Pierpaolo Omari   Stability properties of periodic
                                  solutions of a Duffing equation in the
                                  presence of lower and upper solutions    471--490
                  Mehdi Dehghan   Finding a control parameter in
                                  one-dimensional parabolic equations  . . 491--503
                  Xiaojing Yang   Nonresonance problem for higher-order
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 505--515
        Zdravko Dimitrov Slavov   Weak and strong optimality and
                                  increasing concave functions . . . . . . 517--529
              Jianchu Jiang and   
                    Xiaoping Li   Oscillation of second order nonlinear
                                  neutral differential equations . . . . . 531--540
           Broderick O. Oluyede   Inequalities and bounds for kernel
                                  length-biased density estimation . . . . 541--551
                     Mini Ghosh   Effect of liming on a fish population in
                                  an acidified lake: a simple mathematical
                                  model  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 553--560
Bünyamin Yìldìz and   
           Hakan Yeti\cskin and   
                      Ali Sever   A stability estimate on the regularized
                                  solution of the backward heat equation   561--567
                   Yansheng Liu   Boundary value problems for second order
                                  differential equations on unbounded
                                  domains in a Banach space  . . . . . . . 569--583
                      Anonymous   Author index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??
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Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 136, Number 1, March 25, 2003

               Takehiro Inohara   Clusterability of groups and information
                                  exchange in group decision making with
                                  approval voting system . . . . . . . . . 1--15
            L. Galué and   
                A. Al-Zamel and   
                    S. L. Kalla   Further results on generalized
                                  hypergeometric functions . . . . . . . . 17--25
                Y. N. Reddy and   
         P. Pramod Chakravarthy   Method of reduction of order for solving
                                  singularly perturbed two-point boundary
                                  value problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27--45
                     Claus Munk   The Markov chain approximation approach
                                  for numerical solution of stochastic
                                  control problems: experiences from
                                  Merton's problem . . . . . . . . . . . . 47--77
                Ammar M. Sarhan   Estimation of system components
                                  reliabilities using masked data  . . . . 79--92
        Mohamed Abdalla Darwish   On integral equations of
                                  Urysohn--Volterra type . . . . . . . . . 93--98
                       Xian Liu   On algebraic structures of spatial
                                  ordering and location code . . . . . . . 99--122
        Mohamed Abdalla Darwish   Weakly singular functional-integral
                                  equation in infinite dimensional Banach
                                  spaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123--129
       Chrysi G. Kokologiannaki   Absence of the point spectrum in a class
                                  of tridiagonal operators . . . . . . . . 131--138
           E. M. A. Elbashbeshy   The mixed convection along a vertical
                                  plate embedded in non-Darcian porous
                                  medium with suction and injection  . . . 139--149
          Salah M. El-Sayed and   
        Mohammedi R. Abdel-Aziz   A comparison of Adomian's decomposition
                                  method and wavelet-Galerkin method for
                                  solving integro-differential equations   151--159
                 E. M. E. Zayed   Higher dimensional inverse problem of
                                  the wave equation for a general
                                  multi-connected bounded domain with a
                                  finite number of smooth mixed boundary
                                  conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161--180
                  Xiaojing Yang   Sturm type problems for singular
                                  $p$-Laplacian boundary value problems    181--193
       Moawwad E. A. El-Mikkawy   On solving linear systems of the Pascal
                                  type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195--202
                      Anonymous   Editorial Board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 136, Number 2--3, March 15, 2003

              Yuh-Min Tseng and   
                Jinn-Ke Jan and   
                  Hung-Yu Chien   Digital signature with message recovery
                                  using self-certified public keys and its
                                  variants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203--214
                Yurong Chen and   
                     Dayong Cai   Inexact overlapped block Broyden methods
                                  for solving nonlinear equations  . . . . 215--228
                 Awad El-Gohary   Optimal stabilization of a rigid body
                                  motion using rotors system . . . . . . . 229--239
                    S. H. Saker   Oscillation and global attractivity in
                                  hematopoiesis model with delay time  . . 241--250
                       H. Demir   Rayleigh--Benard convection of
                                  viscoelastic fluid . . . . . . . . . . . 251--267
                Halit Orhan and   
                Muhammet Kamali   Fractional calculus and some properties
                                  of certain starlike functions with
                                  negative coefficients  . . . . . . . . . 269--279
                    Manoj Kumar   A difference scheme based on non-uniform
                                  mesh for singular two-point boundary
                                  value problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 281--288
                  Yimin Wei and   
                   Guorong Wang   On continuity of the generalized inverse
                                  $A_T$, $S^{(2)}$ . . . . . . . . . . . . 289--295
              A. G. Ibrahim and   
                    A. G. Gomaa   Extremal solutions of classes of
                                  multivalued differential equations . . . 297--314
             Chien-Lung Hsu and   
               Tzong-Sun Wu and   
                  Tzong-Chen Wu   Improvement of threshold proxy signature
                                  scheme . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 315--321
             Ramazan Dikici and   
               Engin Özkan   An application of Fibonacci sequences in
                                  groups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 323--331
                  Mehdi Dehghan   Numerical solution of one-dimensional
                                  parabolic inverse problem  . . . . . . . 333--344
               H. El-Owaidy and   
                  H. Y. Mohamed   The necessary and sufficient conditions
                                  of existence of periodic solutions of
                                  nonautonomous difference equations . . . 345--351
                       Bing Liu   Solvability of multi-point boundary
                                  value problem at resonance (II)  . . . . 353--377
                  Xiaojing Yang   Green's function and positive solutions
                                  for higher-order ODE . . . . . . . . . . 379--393
    Elsayed M. E. Elbarbary and   
           Salah M. Elsayed and   
          Ismail K. Youssef and   
            Ahmed M. M. Khodier   Restrictive Chebyshev rational
                                  approximation and applications to
                                  heat-conduction problems . . . . . . . . 395--403
             Osama M. Abo Seida   Propagation of electromagnetic waves in
                                  a rectangular tunnel . . . . . . . . . . 405--413
              S. Valarmathi and   
                   N. Ramanujam   Computational methods for solving
                                  two-parameter singularly perturbed
                                  boundary value problems for second-order
                                  ordinary differential equations  . . . . 415--441
                   Anjan Biswas   Theory of non-Kerr law generalized
                                  vector solitons  . . . . . . . . . . . . 443--452
                   Emil Minchev   On the oscillations of solutions of
                                  nonlinear parabolic equations  . . . . . 453--462
               I. Kubiaczyk and   
                     P. Majcher   On some continuous and discrete
                                  equations in Banach spaces on unbounded
                                  intervals  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 463--473
                      Yimin Wei   The representation and approximation for
                                  the weighted Moore--Penrose inverse in
                                  Hilbert space  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 475--486
                   Chunhua Feng   On the existence and uniqueness of
                                  almost periodic solutions for delay
                                  Logistic equations . . . . . . . . . . . 487--494
                  Xiaojing Yang   Boundedness of solutions of some
                                  nonlinear differential equations . . . . 495--503
             Mustafa Bayram and   
           Hakan \cSim\csek and   
Necmettin Yìldìrìm   Automatic calculation of Alexander
                                  polynomials of $(3, k)$-Torus knots  . . 505--510
                    He Ping and   
                 Chen Zheng and   
                         Fu Jun   Solution of KdV equation by computer
                                  algebra  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 511--515
                 Jinru Chen and   
                      Xuejun Xu   Uniform convergence and Schwarz method
                                  for the mortar element method for
                                  non-selfadjoint and indefinite problems  517--533
                  Yimin Wei and   
                Xiezhang Li and   
                      Hebing Wu   Subproper and regular splittings for
                                  restricted rectangular linear system . . 535--547
                  Xiaojing Yang   Oscillation criteria for nonlinear
                                  differential equations with damping  . . 549--557
             S. M. Hosseini and   
                   S. Shahmorad   Numerical solution of a class of
                                  Integro-Differential equations by the
                                  Tau Method with an error estimation  . . 559--570
                      Dajun Guo   A boundary value problem for $n$th order
                                  integro-differential equations in a
                                  Banach space . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 571--592
                   Hongxing Rui   Multiplicative Schwarz methods for
                                  parabolic problems . . . . . . . . . . . 593--610
                      Anonymous   Author index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??
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Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 137, Number 1, May 10, 2003

               Mohammed Aassila   On a variational inequality for a
                                  degenerate quasilinear hyperbolic
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--14
                 Fangyu Sun and   
                      Xin Zhang   A new method of increasing the order of
                                  convergence step by step . . . . . . . . 15--32
             Awad El-Gohary and   
               Fawzy A. Bukhari   Optimal stabilization of steady-states
                                  of the genital herpes epidemic during
                                  infinite and finite time intervals . . . 33--47
                  Yiran Zhu and   
                     Xinyuan Wu   A free-derivative iteration method of
                                  order three having convergence of both
                                  point and interval for nonlinear
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49--55
         Ercan Çelik and   
                 Mustafa Bayram   Arbitrary order numerical method for
                                  solving differential-algebraic equation
                                  by Padé series  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57--65
         Necmettin Yildirim and   
    Nurullah Ankaralio\uglu and   
              Derya Yildrim and   
                    Fatih Akcay   Application of Gröbner Bases theory to
                                  derive rate equations for enzyme
                                  catalysed reactions with two or more
                                  substrates or products . . . . . . . . . 67--76
                  Xiaojing Yang   Existence of solutions for $2n$-order
                                  boundary value problem . . . . . . . . . 77--87
             Alberto Cabada and   
      José Angel Cid and   
               Rodrigo L. Pouso   Positive solutions for a class of
                                  implicit and discontinuous second order
                                  functional differential equations with
                                  singularities  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89--99
                  Xiaojing Yang   An existence and uniqueness result for
                                  periodic solution of $2n$-order
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 101--108
               M. F. Natale and   
         E. A. Santillan Marcus   The effect of heat convection on drying
                                  of porous semi-infinite space with a
                                  heat flux condition on the fixed face $x
                                  = 0$ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109--129
        A. Refik Bahadìr   A fully implicit finite-difference
                                  scheme for two-dimensional Burgers'
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131--137
           Tolga Güyer and   
        \cSeref Mirasyedio\uglu   A computational approach for the
                                  analytical solving of a Dirichlet-type
                                  problem for third order partial
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 139--150
         Ercan Çelik and   
                 Mustafa Bayram   On the numerical solution of
                                  differential-algebraic equations by Padé
                                  series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151--160
                  Beata Milczek   On the class of limit reliability
                                  functions of homogeneous
                                  series-``$k$-out-of-$n$'' systems  . . . 161--176
                Anping Chen and   
               Lihong Huang and   
                      Jinde Cao   Existence and stability of almost
                                  periodic solution for BAM neural
                                  networks with delays . . . . . . . . . . 177--193
                      Anonymous   Editorial Board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 137, Number 2--3, May 25, 2003

             Awad El-Gohary and   
              Ebrahim R. Elazab   Exponential control of a rotational
                                  motion of a rigid body using quaternions 195--207
              F. S. Mahmoud and   
            M. A. Fath Alla and   
                   M. M. Khalaf   $F_\mu$-strongly semiopen sets,
                                  $F_\mu$-strong semicontinuity and
                                  $F_\mu$-strongly semiretracts  . . . . . 209--230
                    M. A. Abdou   Fredholm--Volterra integral equation
                                  with singular kernel . . . . . . . . . . 231--243
             M. R. Odekunle and   
            M. A. Ibiejugba and   
                    P. Onumanyi   A posteriori error estimator for
                                  Lanczos--Chebyshev reduction method  . . 245--252
                Arshad Khan and   
                     Tariq Aziz   The numerical solution of third-order
                                  boundary-value problems using quintic
                                  splines  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253--260
                Shy-Der Lin and   
                I-Chun Chen and   
               H. M. Srivastava   Certain classes of finite-series
                                  relationships and generating functions
                                  involving the generalized Bessel
                                  polynomials  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 261--275
          René Escalante   Parallel strategies for the step by step
                                  Tau method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 277--292
            Laszlo Antal Veress   The principle of symmetry--extremity . . 293--301
            Der-Cherng Liaw and   
                 Chun-Hone Chen   The
                                  linear-exponential-quadratic-Gaussian
                                  control for discrete systems with
                                  application to reliable stabilization    303--321
        Emad M. Abo-Eldahab and   
               Ahmed F. Ghonaim   Convective heat transfer in an
                                  electrically conducting micropolar fluid
                                  at a stretching surface with uniform
                                  free stream  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 323--336
              Yew-Wen Liang and   
                Der-Cherng Liaw   Robust control of non-linear affine
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 337--347
        Vladimir G. Romanov and   
               Cheng-I Weng and   
                  Tei-Chen Chen   An inverse problem for a layered elastic
                                  plate  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 349--369
           Zaki F. A. El-Raheem   Modification of the application of a
                                  contraction mapping method on a class of
                                  fractional differential equation . . . . 371--374
          Wilson Rivera-Gallego   Stability analysis of numerical boundary
                                  conditions in domain decomposition
                                  algorithms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 375--385
               Youngho Jang and   
                    Dae San Kim   On higher order generalized Bernoulli
                                  numbers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 387--398
                  Mehdi Dehghan   Parallel techniques for a boundary value
                                  problem with non-classic boundary
                                  conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 399--412
                  Xiaojing Yang   Upper and lower solutions for periodic
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 413--422
        Muhammad Aslam Noor and   
                  Yiju Wang and   
                     Naihua Xiu   Some new projection methods for
                                  variational inequalities . . . . . . . . 423--435
                Chun-I Chen and   
           Cha'o-Kuang Chen and   
                   Yue-Tzu Yang   Unsteady unidirectional flow of second
                                  grade fluid between the parallel plates
                                  with different given volume flow rate
                                  conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 437--450
               Wenxiang Liu and   
               Maochang Qin and   
                     Yongkun Li   Oscillatory criteria of general
                                  nonlinear hyperbolic equations with
                                  continuous deviating arguments . . . . . 451--458
        Roger Marcelin Faye and   
             Salam Sawadogo and   
              Claude Lishou and   
       Félix Mora-Camino   Long-term fuzzy management of water
                                  resource systems . . . . . . . . . . . . 459--475
                    Qingliu Yao   On the positive solutions of Lidstone
                                  boundary value problems  . . . . . . . . 477--485
                  Xi-Yan Hu and   
                  Lei Zhang and   
                      Qin Zhang   The best approximation of matrices under
                                  inequality constraints . . . . . . . . . 487--497
           Malwane M. A. Ananda   Confidence intervals for steady state
                                  availability of a system with
                                  exponential operating time and lognormal
                                  repair time  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 499--509
             Murat Suba\csi and   
           Bünyamin Yildiz   Two approximation methods for multipoint
                                  boundary value problem of order $2N$ . . 511--524
                  H. Arsham and   
                   T. Damij and   
                        J. Grad   An algorithm for simplex tableau
                                  reduction: the push-to-pull solution
                                  strategy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 525--547
              T. Valanarasu and   
                   N. Ramanujam   Asymptotic initial value methods for
                                  two-parameter singularly perturbed
                                  boundary value problems for second order
                                  ordinary differential equations  . . . . 549--570
    Mohammedi R. Abdel-Aziz and   
             Mahmoud M. El-Alem   Solving large-scale constrained
                                  least-squares problems . . . . . . . . . 571--587
                  Yang Xiaojing   A note on Hilbert's inequality . . . . . 589--593
                      Anonymous   Author index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 595--598


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 138, Number 1, June 1, 2003

                    Qingliu Yao   Monotone iterative technique and
                                  positive solutions of Lidstone boundary
                                  value problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--9
                  Xiaojing Yang   Two-point boundary value problem of
                                  $2m$th order differential equations  . . 11--19
         Lakdere Benkherouf and   
              Amin Boumenir and   
                 Lakhdar Aggoun   A diffusion inventory model for
                                  deteriorating items  . . . . . . . . . . 21--39
                I. A. Hassanien   Variable permeability effects on mixed
                                  convection along a vertical wedge
                                  embedded in a porous medium with
                                  variable surface heat flux . . . . . . . 41--59
            Ammar M. Sarhan and   
          Ahmed H. El-Bassiouny   Estimation of components reliability in
                                  a parallel system using masked system
                                  life data  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61--75
                  Yimin Wei and   
                  Sanzheng Qiao   The representation and approximation of
                                  the Drazin inverse of a linear operator
                                  in Hilbert space . . . . . . . . . . . . 77--89
                Osama Abo-Seida   The transient behaviour of the magnetic
                                  field strength at any distance above the
                                  duct . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91--98
                 L. F. Shampine   Singular boundary value problems for
                                  ODEs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99--112
                Kamel Rekab and   
                  Mohamed Tahir   A sequential design for estimating a
                                  nonlinear parametric function  . . . . . 113--120
             Guang-wei Yuan and   
               Zhi-jun Shen and   
                  Long-jun Shen   Convergence of inner iterations scheme
                                  of the discrete ordinate method for
                                  neutron transport equations  . . . . . . 121--125
                E. E. Escultura   The flux theory of gravitation XVII. The
                                  new mathematics and physics  . . . . . . 127--149
                Prasada Rao and   
          Miguel A. Medina, Jr.   Evaluation of $V$ and $W$ multiple grid
                                  cycles for modeling one and
                                  two-dimensional transient free surface
                                  flows  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151--167
                Anping Chen and   
                      Jinde Cao   Erratum to ``Existence and attractivity
                                  of almost periodic solutions for
                                  cellular neural networks with
                                  distributed delays and variable
                                  coefficients'': [Appl. Math. Comput. 134
                                  (2002) 125--140] . . . . . . . . . . . . 169--169
                      Anonymous   Editorial Board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 138, Number 2--3, June 20, 2003

            Ahmed E. Radwan and   
                 Ramadan M. Ali   Instability of a gas jet of zero inertia
                                  dispersed in a liquid using Lagrangian's
                                  non-linear differential equation . . . . 171--180
                  Xiu-li Wu and   
               Si-Yang Chen and   
                        Ji Hong   Oscillation of a class of second-order
                                  nonlinear ODE with impulses  . . . . . . 181--188
                 Ruyue Yang and   
               Jingyi Xiong and   
                    Feilong Cao   Multivariate Stancu operators defined on
                                  a simplex  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189--198
                M. A. Abdou and   
              Osama L. Moustafa   Fredholm--Volterra integral equation in
                                  contact problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . 199--215
            Ammar M. Sarhan and   
                     Lotfi Tadj   Parameters estimation of a repairable
                                  system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 217--226
               Min Jung Ahn and   
             Hyun Young Lee and   
                     Mi Ray Ohm   Error estimates for fully discrete
                                  approximation to a free boundary problem
                                  in polymer technology  . . . . . . . . . 227--238
       E. M. A. Elbashbeshy and   
                 M. A. A. Bazid   Heat transfer over an unsteady
                                  stretching surface with internal heat
                                  generation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 239--245
              A. A. El-Enna and   
               M. I. El-Saftawy   The joint effect of relativistic and
                                  direct solar radiation pressure on an
                                  axially symmetric spacecraft: II. The
                                  solution and the elements of
                                  transformation . . . . . . . . . . . . . 247--265
                      N. Prabhu   Gauge groups and data classification . . 267--289
          Javier Chavarriga and   
                     Maite Grau   Invariant algebraic curves linear in one
                                  variable for planar real quadratic
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 291--308
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   The effect of the order of nonlinear
                                  dispersive equation on the compact and
                                  noncompact solutions . . . . . . . . . . 309--319
          Graeme P. Boswell and   
               Helen Jacobs and   
        Fordyce A. Davidson and   
           Geoffrey M. Gadd and   
                      Karl Ritz   A positive numerical scheme for a
                                  mixed-type partial differential equation
                                  model for fungal growth  . . . . . . . . 321--340
                 Zhang Shesheng   A hybrid multigrid method for the
                                  unsteady incompressible Navier--Stokes
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 341--353
       Zaki F. A. El-Raheem and   
                   A. H. Nasser   On the spectral property of a Dirichlet
                                  problem with explosive factor  . . . . . 355--374
         Moawwad El-Mikkawy and   
                Beih El-Desouky   On a connection between symmetric
                                  polynomials, generalized Stirling
                                  numbers and the Newton general divided
                                  difference interpolation polynomial  . . 375--385
               M. T. Yassen and   
                    H. N. Agiza   Analysis of a duopoly game with delayed
                                  bounded rationality  . . . . . . . . . . 387--402
             Moawwad El-Mikkawy   A unified approach to Newton--Cotes
                                  quadrature formulae  . . . . . . . . . . 403--413
               Xing-Xue Yan and   
                    Wan-Tong Li   Global attractivity in the recursive
                                  sequence $x_{n+1} =(\alpha - \beta
                                  x_n)/(\gamma - x_{n-1})$ . . . . . . . . 415--423
           M. Emin Özdemir   A theorem on mappings with bounded
                                  derivatives with applications to
                                  quadrature rules and means . . . . . . . 425--434
                Qinghong Li and   
                     Xinyuan Wu   A two-step explicit $P$-stable method
                                  for solving second order initial value
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 435--442
               Ahmed A. El-Enna   Analytical treatment of the Earth
                                  oblateness and solar radiation pressure
                                  effects on an artificial satellite I.
                                  The equations of motion  . . . . . . . . 443--453
                  Xiaojing Yang   Refinement of Hölder inequality and
                                  application to Ostrowski inequality  . . 455--461
               Jeong Ja Bae and   
            Jong Yeoul Park and   
                  Jin Mun Jeong   On uniform decay of solutions for wave
                                  equation of Kirchhoff type with
                                  nonlinear boundary damping and memory
                                  source term  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 463--478
             Moustafa El-Shahed   Pulsatile flow of blood through a
                                  stenosed porous medium under periodic
                                  body acceleration  . . . . . . . . . . . 479--488
                  Mehdi Dehghan   Locally explicit schemes for
                                  three-dimensional diffusion with a
                                  non-local boundary specification . . . . 489--501
                       Xian Liu   On operations of spatial ordering and
                                  location code  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503--522
                  J. Biazar and   
                E. Babolian and   
                  G. Kember and   
                   A. Nouri and   
                       R. Islam   An alternate algorithm for computing
                                  Adomian polynomials in special cases . . 523--529
                    Halit Orhan   A new class of analytic functions with
                                  negative coefficients  . . . . . . . . . 531--543
             L. Knisevskaja and   
                V. Engelson and   
                 K.-F. Berggren   Singular integral equations method for
                                  computations of the scattering
                                  characteristics of a model heart exposed
                                  to electromagnetic radiation . . . . . . 545--553
                      Anonymous   Author index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 555--557


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 139, Number 1, July 1, 2003

         A. F. El-Bassiouny and   
                       M. Eissa   Dynamics of a single-degree-of-freedom
                                  structure with quadratic, cubic and
                                  quartic non-linearities to a harmonic
                                  resonance  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--21
                E. E. Escultura   The flux theory of gravitation XVIII:
                                  macro and quantum gravity, cosmo waves
                                  and applications . . . . . . . . . . . . 23--36
                   A. M. Wazwaz   Compactons and solitary patterns
                                  structures for variants of the KdV and
                                  the KP equations . . . . . . . . . . . . 37--54
             J. Kulhánek   An enhancement of transformation method  55--61
            K. Balachandran and   
                J. P. Dauer and   
                   S. Sangeetha   Controllability of nonlinear evolution
                                  delay integrodifferential systems  . . . 63--84
      Padmanabhan Seshaiyer and   
                   Philip Smith   A non-conforming finite element method
                                  for sub-meshing  . . . . . . . . . . . . 85--100
             Stephen L. Keeling   Total variation based convex filters for
                                  medical imaging  . . . . . . . . . . . . 101--119
         Kerem Yamaç and   
                  Durmu Bozkurt   An algorithm for stability of
                                  discrete-time interval matrices  . . . . 121--131
              S. R.-J. Jang and   
                  S. L. Diamond   Population-level effects of density
                                  dependence in a size-structured fishery
                                  model  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133--155
              Yao-Lin Jiang and   
                 Yao-Wu Liu and   
             Kenneth K. Mei and   
             Richard M. M. Chen   A new iterative technique for large and
                                  dense linear systems from the MEI method
                                  in electromagnetics  . . . . . . . . . . 157--163
         Onur Kìymaz and   
        \cSeref Mirasyedio\uglu   An algorithmic approach to exact power
                                  series solutions of second order linear
                                  homogeneous differential equations with
                                  polynomial coefficients  . . . . . . . . 165--178
                      Anonymous   Editorial Board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 139, Number 2--3, July 15, 2003

             A. M. Elnagger and   
             A. F. El-Bassiouny   Periodic and non-periodic combination
                                  resonance in kinematically excited
                                  system of rods . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179--199
             A. F. El-Bassiouny   Three-mode interaction in harmonically
                                  excited system with cubic nonlinearities 201--230
                 E. M. E. Zayed   Inverse problems for a general
                                  multi-connected bounded drum with
                                  applications in physics  . . . . . . . . 231--248
                  J. Biazar and   
                E. Babolian and   
                       R. Islam   Solution of a system of Volterra
                                  integral equations of the first kind by
                                  Adomian method . . . . . . . . . . . . . 249--258
         Ercan Çelik and   
            Erdal Karaduman and   
                 Mustafa Bayram   Numerical solutions of chemical
                                  differential-algebraic equations . . . . 259--264
                     M. Zakaria   Free convection effects on the
                                  oscillatory flow of a viscoelastic fluid
                                  with thermal relaxation in the presence
                                  of a transverse magnetic field . . . . . 265--286
        Walid A. Abu-Dayyeh and   
                M. S. Ahmed and   
                R. A. Ahmed and   
              Hassen A. Muttlak   Some estimators of a finite population
                                  mean using auxiliary information . . . . 287--298
                  M. E. Khalifa   Some analytical solutions for the
                                  advection--dispersion equation . . . . . 299--310
                Guihong Fan and   
                     Yongkun Li   Existence of positive periodic solutions
                                  for a periodic logistic equation . . . . 311--321
                     Y. Fan and   
                      R. Kalaba   Dynamic programming and pseudo-inverses  323--342
              Cheng-Chi Lee and   
           Min-Shiang Hwang and   
                      Li-Hua Li   A new key authentication scheme based on
                                  discrete logarithms  . . . . . . . . . . 343--349
              Hyun-Soo Hong and   
                 Ho-Kyu Lee and   
             Hyang-Sook Lee and   
                   Hee-Jung Lee   The better bound of private key in RSA
                                  with unbalanced primes . . . . . . . . . 351--362
                  Philip Korman   An accurate computation of the global
                                  solution curve for the Gelfand problem
                                  through a two point approximation  . . . 363--369
                    Zhi-Hao Cao   Rounding error analysis of two-stage
                                  iterative methods for large linear
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 371--381
            Guangquan Zhang and   
               Yong-Hong Wu and   
                  M. Remias and   
                         Jie Lu   Formulation of fuzzy linear programming
                                  problems as four-objective constrained
                                  optimization problems  . . . . . . . . . 383--399
                    Tzu-Li Tien   A research on the deterministic grey
                                  dynamic model with multiple inputs
                                  DGDMMI(1,1,1)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 401--416
                T. Özi and   
                E. N. Aksan and   
                   A. Özde   A finite element approach for solution
                                  of Burgers' equation . . . . . . . . . . 417--428
        A. S. V. Ravi Kanth and   
                    Y. N. Reddy   The method of inner boundary condition
                                  for singular boundary value problems . . 429--436
                   J. Jones and   
         N. P. Karampetakis and   
                     A. C. Pugh   Solution of discrete
                                  ARMA-representations via MAPLE . . . . . 437--489
              Ming-Jyi Jang and   
             Jiun-Shen Wang and   
                  Yung-Chin Liu   Applying differential transformation
                                  method to parameter identification
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 491--502
             Moawwad El-Mikkawy   A note on a three-term recurrence for a
                                  tridiagonal matrix . . . . . . . . . . . 503--511
    Elsayed M. E. Elbarbary and   
                     M. El-Kady   Chebyshev finite difference
                                  approximation for the boundary value
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 513--523
              Hung-Yu Chien and   
                Jinn-Ke Jan and   
                  Yuh-Min Tseng   Cryptanalysis on Mu--Varadharajan's
                                  e-voting schemes . . . . . . . . . . . . 525--530
                 Inan Cinar and   
                     Hakki Duru   On continuity properties of potentials
                                  depending on $\lambda$-distance  . . . . 531--534
                      H. Xu and   
                       C. Zhang   Numerical solution of a transformed
                                  parabolic equation . . . . . . . . . . . 535--554
                      Anonymous   Author index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 555--557


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 140, Number 1, July 30, 2003

                  R. K. Mohanty   An accurate three spatial grid-point
                                  discretization of $O(k^2 + h^4)$ for the
                                  numerical solution of one-space
                                  dimensional unsteady quasi-linear
                                  biharmonic problem of second kind  . . . 1--14
               E. Landaburu and   
                       L. Pardo   Minimum $(h,\phi)$-divergences
                                  estimators with weights  . . . . . . . . 15--28
         Necmettin Yildirim and   
         Fatih Akçay and   
          Hüseyin Okur and   
                 Derya Yildirim   Parameter estimation of nonlinear models
                                  in biochemistry: a comparative study on
                                  optimization methods . . . . . . . . . . 29--36
                Eunwoo Choi and   
                 David A. Cicci   Analysis of GPS static positioning
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37--51
               Dongjin Yuan and   
                 Yongzhong Song   Modified AOR methods for linear
                                  complementarity problem  . . . . . . . . 53--67
                        J. Ding   On the perturbation of the reduced
                                  minimum modulus of bounded linear
                                  operators  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69--75
                E. Babolian and   
                 M. M. Hosseini   Reducing index, and pseudospectral
                                  methods for differential-algebraic
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77--90
     A. A. M. Abou El-seoud and   
              M. M. El-Kady and   
                 M. A. El-Ameen   On approximate solution of Hammerstein
                                  integral equations in the space $L_p (p
                                  \ge 1)$  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91--104
               Ying-Fei Sun and   
                    Yan-Ze Peng   Analytic solutions for the problems of
                                  an inclusion of arbitrary shape embedded
                                  in a half-plane  . . . . . . . . . . . . 105--113
                  Zhengda Huang   Newton method under weak Lipschitz
                                  continuous derivative in Banach spaces   115--126
                Hongjun Gao and   
                     Charles Bu   Almost periodic solution for a model of
                                  tumor growth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127--133
                H. C. Chang and   
                      N. Prabhu   Canonical coordinates method for
                                  equality-constrained nonlinear
                                  optimization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135--158
         Joan-Josep Climent and   
            Leandro Tortosa and   
                 Antonio Zamora   A note on the recursive decoupling
                                  method for solving tridiagonal linear
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159--164
        Fabiane de Oliveira and   
   Neida Maria Patias Volpi and   
       Carlos Roberto Sanquetta   Goal programming in a planning problem   165--178
                      Anonymous   Editorial Board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 140, Number 2--3, August 10, 2003

              H. R. Marzban and   
                    M. Razzaghi   Numerical solution of the controlled
                                  Duffing oscillator by hybrid functions   179--190
         S. H. M. J. Houben and   
           J. M. L. Maubach and   
              R. M. M. Mattheij   An accelerated Poincaré-map method for
                                  autonomous oscillators . . . . . . . . . 191--216
                     Ji-Huan He   A simple perturbation approach to
                                  Blasius equation . . . . . . . . . . . . 217--222
                  J. M. Soriano   A stable solution  . . . . . . . . . . . 223--229
        Süleyman Solak and   
                  Durmu Bozkurt   On the spectral norms of
                                  Cauchy--Toeplitz and Cauchy--Hankel
                                  matrices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 231--238
                   Wenlong Ying   A note on preconditional diagonally
                                  dominant matrices  . . . . . . . . . . . 239--243
              Y-Chuang Chen and   
            Jimmy J. M. Tan and   
              Lih-Hsing Hsu and   
                  Shin-Shin Kao   Super-connectivity and
                                  super-edge-connectivity for some
                                  interconnection networks . . . . . . . . 245--254
             Chung-Min Liao and   
            Huang-Min Liang and   
              Jein-Wen Chen and   
                 Jui-Sheng Chen   A transfer function technique to
                                  describe odor causing VOCs transport in
                                  a ventilated airspace with
                                  mixing/adsorption heterogeneity  . . . . 255--277
                 M. Rasulov and   
                  E. Coskun and   
                   B. Sinsoysal   A finite differences method for a
                                  two-dimensional nonlinear hyperbolic
                                  equation in a class of discontinuous
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 279--295
              Chuan-zhi Bai and   
                  Jin-xuan Fang   Existence of multiple positive solutions
                                  for nonlinear $m$-point boundary-value
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 297--305
            Ravi P. Agarwal and   
                Wan-Tong Li and   
                  P. Y. H. Pang   Asymptotic behavior of nonlinear
                                  difference systems . . . . . . . . . . . 307--316
                  Xingye Xu and   
               Lokenath Debnath   Positive entire solutions for a class of
                                  singular nonlinear polyharmonic
                                  equations on $\mathbb{R}^2$  . . . . . . 317--328
                Xiezhang Li and   
                      Yimin Wei   A note on the perturbation bound of the
                                  Drazin inverse . . . . . . . . . . . . . 329--340
                   Yukun An and   
                   Xianling Fan   On the coupled systems of second and
                                  fourth order elliptic equations  . . . . 341--351
              Hong-qiang Lu and   
                 Yi-zhao Wu and   
                  Song-can Chen   A new method based on SOM network to
                                  generate coarse meshes for overlapping
                                  unstructured multigrid algorithm . . . . 353--360
                 Tamer Ugur and   
               Abdullah Kopuzlu   Application of computer algebra to Jones
                                  polynomials  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 361--366
               Liping Zhang and   
                      Ziyou Gao   Quadratic one-step smoothing Newton
                                  method for $P_0$-LCP without strict
                                  complementarity  . . . . . . . . . . . . 367--379
            A. Bocsó and   
                      M. Farkas   Political and economic rationality leads
                                  to velcro bifurcation  . . . . . . . . . 381--389
                  A. Cabada and   
               S. Heikkilä   Extremality and comparison results for
                                  discontinuous implicit third order
                                  functional initial-boundary value
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 391--407
              Xiao-qing Jin and   
              Vai-kuong Sin and   
                     Li-li Song   Circulant-block preconditioners for
                                  solving ordinary differential equations  409--418
                M. Frontini and   
                     E. Sormani   Some variant of Newton's method with
                                  third-order convergence  . . . . . . . . 419--426
           Bernard Duszczyk and   
          Michael P. Newell and   
              Stephen J. Sugden   Numerical methods for solving the
                                  eigenvalue problem for a positive branch
                                  confocal unstable resonator  . . . . . . 427--443
               J. D\vzurina and   
             I. P. Stavroulakis   Oscillation criteria for second-order
                                  delay differential equations . . . . . . 445--453
             Mohamed A. Ramadan   An algorithm for the multi-input complex
                                  eigenvalue assignment problem  . . . . . 455--473
                 Murat Suba and   
Bünyamin Yìldìz and   
             Ahmet Kaçar   A difference method for solving
                                  parabolic equations of order $2n$  . . . 475--484
                 Hongjiong Tian   Accelerate overrelaxation methods for
                                  rank deficient linear systems  . . . . . 485--499
                Alemdar Hasanov   An inverse polynomial method for the
                                  identification of the leading
                                  coefficient in the Sturm--Liouville
                                  operator from boundary measurements  . . 501--515
                Carmen Coll and   
            Néstor Thome   Oblique projectors and group involutory
                                  matrices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 517--522
                     Ju H. Park   Robust guaranteed cost control for
                                  uncertain linear differential systems of
                                  neutral type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 523--535
              Alberto d'Onofrio   Globally stable vaccine-induced
                                  eradication of horizontally and
                                  vertically transmitted infectious
                                  diseases with periodic contact rates and
                                  disease-dependent demographic factors in
                                  the population . . . . . . . . . . . . . 537--547
                      Anonymous   Author Index to Volumes 121--140 . . . . 549--589


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 141, Number 1, August 20, 2003

         Hari M. Srivastava and   
           Giuseppe Dattoli and   
                 Paolo E. Ricci   Preface: Advanced Special Functions and
                                  Related Topics in Differential
                                  Equations, Third Melfi Workshop,
                                  Proceedings of the Melfi School on
                                  Advanced Topics in Mathematics and
                                  Physics  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--2
           Andrea van Aubel and   
             Wolfgang Gawronski   Analytic properties of noncentral
                                  distributions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3--12
               H. M. Srivastava   Certain classes of series associated
                                  with the Zeta and related functions  . . 13--49
         Francesco Mainardi and   
                 Gianni Pagnini   The Wright functions as solutions of the
                                  time-fractional diffusion equation . . . 51--62
           Youss\`ef Ben Cheikh   Some results on quasi-monomiality  . . . 63--76
                  V. V. Anh and   
                 N. N. Leonenko   Harmonic analysis of random fractional
                                  diffusion--wave equations  . . . . . . . 77--85
            Corrado Giannantoni   The problem of the initial conditions
                                  and their physical meaning in linear
                                  differential equations of fractional
                                  order  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87--102
                  Yuri Kozitsky   Laguerre entire functions and the
                                  Lee--Yang property . . . . . . . . . . . 103--112
              Werner Balser and   
                Vladimir Kostov   Recent progress in the theory of formal
                                  solutions for ODE and PDE  . . . . . . . 113--123
        Luis Vázquez and   
              Rui Vilela Mendes   Fractionally coupled solutions of the
                                  diffusion equation . . . . . . . . . . . 125--130
                 M. Quattromini   Hermite filtering and form factors . . . 131--142
                 G. Dattoli and   
                    C. Cesarano   On a new family of Hermite polynomials
                                  associated to parabolic cylinder
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143--149
                     G. Dattoli   Operational methods, fractional
                                  operators and special polynomials  . . . 151--159
                  Wen-Chang Chu   Summations on trigonometric functions    161--176
                    A. Ronveaux   Factorization of the Heun's differential
                                  operator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177--184
         Eugenia N. Petropoulou   Partial difference equations arising in
                                  numerical schemes and game theory  . . . 185--196
                A. Wünsche   Generalized Hermite polynomials
                                  associated with functions of parabolic
                                  cylinder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197--213
                 G. Dattoli and   
                P. E. Ricci and   
                   D. Sacchetti   Generalized shift operators and
                                  pseudo-polynomials of fractional order   215--224
                 Paolo E. Ricci   Memory of Alessandro Ossicini
                                  (1921--1999) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 225--230
                      Anonymous   Editorial Board  . . . . . . . . . . . . i--i

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 141, Number 2--3, September 5, 2003

           Reda G. Abdel-Rahman   Propagation of boundary of inhomogeneous
                                  heat conduction equation . . . . . . . . 231--239
          Tsutomu Takashima and   
       Christopher Rathbone and   
              Lesley Clementson   Atmospheric correction of SeaWiFS ocean
                                  color data in the Southern Hemisphere    241--259
                   M. de la Sen   Adaptive stabilization of
                                  non-necessarily inversely stable
                                  first-order systems by using estimates
                                  modification based on testing the
                                  Sylvester determinant  . . . . . . . . . 261--280
                    Xianlong Fu   Controllability of neutral functional
                                  differential systems in abstract space   281--296
                  Zhong-Yun Liu   Some properties of centrosymmetric
                                  matrices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 297--306
                Xin-Yuan Wu and   
                   Jian-Lin Xia   New vector forms of elemental functions
                                  with Taylor series . . . . . . . . . . . 307--312
                Wei Nian Li and   
                   Fan Wei Meng   Forced oscillation for certain systems
                                  of hyperbolic differential equations . . 313--320
                Sergio Amat and   
                 Sonia Busquier   On a higher order Secant method  . . . . 321--329
           Abdullah Kopuzlu and   
                     Tamer Ugur   A method on the matrix of graph of torus
                                  knot $k(2,q)$ and its Maple application  331--338
              Jianchu Jiang and   
                    Xiaoping Li   Oscillation criteria for first order
                                  nonlinear delay difference equations . . 339--349
                  Engui Fan and   
                      Y. C. Hon   Applications of extended $\tanh$ method
                                  to `special' types of nonlinear
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 351--358
                  Xie Ping Ding   Perturbed Ishikawa type iterative
                                  algorithm for generalized
                                  quasivariational inclusions  . . . . . . 359--373
                Guocheng Li and   
                   Xiaoping Xue   Controllability of evolution inclusions
                                  with nonlocal conditions . . . . . . . . 375--384
             Luca L. Ghezzi and   
                 Carlo Piccardi   Stock valuation along a Markov chain . . 385--393
                 Tamer Ugur and   
           Abdullah Kopuzlu and   
               Hakan \cSim\csek   A work on torus knots $K(p,q)$ . . . . . 395--400
                Ahmed E. Radwan   Magneto-selfgravitational stability of
                                  triple superposed fluids layers of
                                  different densities  . . . . . . . . . . 401--413
           H. M. Srivastava and   
                  Y. Ben Cheikh   Orthogonality of some polynomial sets
                                  via quasi-monomiality  . . . . . . . . . 415--425
                 M. M. El-Afifi   Necessary and sufficient conditions for
                                  boundedness and stability of $N$-order
                                  difference equation  . . . . . . . . . . 427--445
               Fawzi Abdelwahid   A mathematical model of Adomian
                                  polynomials  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 447--453
     Vladimir Rako\vcevi\'c and   
                      Yimin Wei   The representation and approximation of
                                  the $W$-weighted Drazin inverse of
                                  linear operators in Hilbert space  . . . 455--470
        Néstor Thome and   
                      Yimin Wei   Generalized inverses and a block-rank
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 471--476
           Cheng-Long Chang and   
                    Zong-Yi Lee   Applying the double side method of
                                  weighted residual for solving circle
                                  plate large deformation problems . . . . 477--490
            Erdal Karaduman and   
      Hüseyin Aydìn   General $2$-step Fibonacci sequences in
                                  nilpotent groups of exponent $p$ and
                                  nilpotency class $4$ . . . . . . . . . . 491--497
                       Xian Liu   On performance of quadrant-recursive
                                  spatial orders . . . . . . . . . . . . . 499--527
            Muhammad Aslam Noor   Pseudomonotone general mixed variational
                                  inequalities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 529--540
                 Awad El-Gohary   Optimal control of an angular motion of
                                  a rigid body during infinite and finite
                                  time intervals . . . . . . . . . . . . . 541--551
               Wai Ki Ching and   
                 Anthony W. Loh   Iterative methods for flexible
                                  manufacturing systems  . . . . . . . . . 553--564
           Engin Özkan and   
  Hüseyin Aydìn and   
                 Ramazan Dikici   Applications of Fibonacci sequences in a
                                  finite nilpotent group . . . . . . . . . 565--578
           M. Emin Özdemir   A theorem on the first and second local
                                  modulus of continuity and applications
                                  to quadrature rules and means  . . . . . 579--588
             Moawwad El-Mikkawy   Vandermonde interpolation using special
                                  associated matrices  . . . . . . . . . . 589--595
               Amal M. El shaer   Exact solution of equations of motion a
                                  polytropic gas . . . . . . . . . . . . . 597--609
                  Luis Boza and   
        Eugenio M. Fedriani and   
       Juan Núñez   Complex filiform Lie algebras of
                                  dimension 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 611--630
                      Anonymous   Author Index to Volume . . . . . . . . . 631--633


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 142, Number 1, September 20, 2003

                    Shijun Liao   A new analytic algorithm of Lane--Emden
                                  type equations . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--16
               H. El-Owaidy and   
                  H. Y. Mohamed   Linearized oscillation for non-linear
                                  systems of delay differential equations  17--21
                   N.-Y. Ma and   
                     R. P. King   The $n$-fold convolution of generalized
                                  exponential-sum distribution functions   23--33
             S. M. Moghadas and   
                    A. B. Gumel   Dynamical and numerical analyses of a
                                  generalized food-chain model . . . . . . 35--49
                    Yuanqing Li   Bifurcation on the oscillation of a
                                  class of second order ordinary
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 51--62
               Naimin Zhang and   
                      Yimin Wei   Perturbation bounds for the generalized
                                  inverses $A_T$, $S^{(2)}$ with
                                  application to constrained linear system 63--78
                  Yimin Wei and   
                         Wei Xu   Condition number of Bott--Duffin inverse
                                  and their condition numbers  . . . . . . 79--97
                    S. H. Saker   New oscillation criteria for
                                  second-order nonlinear neutral delay
                                  difference equations . . . . . . . . . . 99--111
                   Young-Ho Ahn   Generalized Gauss transformations  . . . 113--122
                Zhihui Yang and   
                      Jinde Cao   Sufficient conditions for the existence
                                  of positive periodic solutions of a
                                  class of neutral delay models  . . . . . 123--142
                   He Huang and   
                      Jinde Cao   On global asymptotic stability of
                                  recurrent neural networks with
                                  time-varying delays  . . . . . . . . . . 143--154
                   Cenk Ke\csan   Taylor polynomial solutions of linear
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 155--165
             N. A. S. Afifi and   
                      N. S. Gad   Interaction of peristaltic flow with
                                  pulsatile fluid through a porous medium  167--176
                  Mehdi Dehghan   Fractional step methods for parabolic
                                  equations with a non-standard condition  177--187
                  Yimin Wei and   
            Dragan S. Djordjevi   On integral representation of the
                                  generalized inverse $A_T$, $S^{(2)}$ . . 189--194
                      Anonymous   Editorial Board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 142, Number 2--3, October 10, 2003

              E. A. Al-Said and   
                     M. A. Noor   Cubic splines method for a system of
                                  third-order boundary value problems  . . 195--204
                Mengxing He and   
                     Anping Liu   The oscillation of hyperbolic functional
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 205--224
               I. Kubiaczyk and   
                S. H. Saker and   
                    J. Morchalo   New oscillation criteria for first order
                                  nonlinear neutral delay differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 225--242
                    Halit Orhan   On a subclass of analytic functions with
                                  negative coefficients  . . . . . . . . . 243--253
                  Xiaojing Yang   Nonlinear resonance in asymmetric
                                  oscillations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 255--270
            Hassan A. Zedan and   
                   A. M. Kawala   Classes of solution for a system of
                                  one-dimensional motion of a gas  . . . . 271--282
                    Manoj Kumar   A second order spline finite difference
                                  method for singular two-point boundary
                                  value problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 283--290
                  Hui-Chin Tang   Symmetry properties of multiple
                                  recursive random number generators in
                                  full period and spectral test  . . . . . 291--303
             Chien-Lung Hsu and   
               Tzong-Sun Wu and   
              Tzong-Chen Wu and   
                 Chris Mitchell   Improvement of modified authenticated
                                  key agreement protocol . . . . . . . . . 305--308
                  N. Cengiz and   
                  A. A. Salimov   Diagonal lift in the tensor bundle and
                                  its applications . . . . . . . . . . . . 309--319
            Erdal Karaduman and   
                   U\ugur Yavuz   On the period of Fibonacci sequences in
                                  nilpotent groups . . . . . . . . . . . . 321--332
                      Jinde Cao   Global asymptotic stability of delayed
                                  bi-directional associative memory neural
                                  networks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 333--339
                Zong-Ben Xu and   
            Kwong-Sak Leung and   
                 Yong Liang and   
                      Yee Leung   Efficiency speed-up strategies for
                                  evolutionary computation: fundamentals
                                  and fast-GAs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 341--388
               Xuezhang Hou and   
                   Sze-kai Tsui   A feedback control and a simulation of a
                                  torsional elastic robot arm  . . . . . . 389--407
             Osama M. Abo-Seida   Propagation of electromagnetic field in
                                  an abnormal stratification of the upper
                                  ionosphere . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 409--416
                   J. Jayakumar   Improvement of numerical solution by
                                  boundary value technique for singularly
                                  perturbed one dimensional reaction
                                  diffusion problem  . . . . . . . . . . . 417--447
             Magdy A. Ezzat and   
           Ahmed S. El-Karamany   Magnetothermoelasticity with two
                                  relaxation times in conducting medium
                                  with variable electrical and thermal
                                  conductivity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 449--467
Sibel Yalçin Karpuzo\ugullari and   
     Metin Öztürk and   
      Mümin Yamankaradeniz   A subclass of harmonic univalent
                                  functions with negative coefficients . . 469--476
                    S. H. Saker   Oscillation and global attractivity in
                                  hematopoiesis model with periodic
                                  coefficients . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 477--494
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Compacton solutions and nonlinear
                                  dispersion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 495--509
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   An analytic study on the third-order
                                  dispersive partial differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 511--520
             George Voutsadakis   Threshold agent networks: an approach to
                                  modelling and simulation . . . . . . . . 521--543
           Christos Xenophontos   A note on the convergence rate of the
                                  finite element method for singularly
                                  perturbed problems using the Shishkin
                                  mesh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 545--559
          James L. Buchanan and   
          Robert P. Gilbert and   
              Armand Wirgin and   
                     Yongzhi Xu   Transient reflection and transmission of
                                  ultrasonic wave in cancellous bone . . . 561--573
              M. A. Abul-Ez and   
                   D. Constales   On the order of basic series
                                  representing Clifford valued functions   575--584
                      Anonymous   Author Index to Volume . . . . . . . . . 585--587


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 143, Number 1, October 20, 2003

         Joan-Josep Climent and   
                   Carmen Perea   Convergence and comparison theorems for
                                  a generalized alternating iterative
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--14
            Ravi P. Agarwal and   
            Haishen Lü and   
                  Donal O'Regan   Existence theorems for the
                                  one-dimensional singular $p$--Laplacian
                                  equation with sign changing
                                  nonlinearities . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15--38
          Brian J. McCartin and   
             Suzanne M. Labadie   Accurate and efficient pricing of
                                  vanilla stock options via the
                                  Crandall--Douglas scheme . . . . . . . . 39--60
                 D. J. Hartfiel   Boxed iterations . . . . . . . . . . . . 61--71
                   M. T. Rashed   Numerical solution of a special type of
                                  integro-differential equations . . . . . 73--88
               R. K. Saxena and   
                    S. L. Kalla   On a fractional generalization of the
                                  free electron laser equation . . . . . . 89--97
              Aldo Tagliani and   
        Yurayh Velásquez   Numerical inversion of the Laplace
                                  transform via fractional moments . . . . 99--107
                    J. I. Ramos   Oscillatory dynamics of inviscid planar
                                  liquid sheets  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109--144
              Mahir Rasulov and   
               Turhan Karaguler   Finite difference schemes for solving
                                  system equations of gas dynamic in a
                                  class of discontinuous functions . . . . 145--164
           Engin Özkan and   
  Hüseyin Aydìn and   
                 Ramazan Dikici   $3$-Step Fibonacci series modulo $m$ . . 165--172
                    S. H. Saker   Oscillation of parabolic neutral delay
                                  difference equations with several
                                  positive and negative coefficients . . . 173--186
                      Anonymous   Editorial Board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 143, Number 2--3, November 10, 2003

                    The Editors   Editorial apology  . . . . . . . . . . . 187--187
                   John P. Boyd   Chebyshev polynomial expansions for
                                  simultaneous approximation of two
                                  branches of a function with application
                                  to the one-dimensional Bratu equation    189--200
               Mehrdad Massoudi   Boundary layer flow of a second grade
                                  fluid with variable heat flux at the
                                  wall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 201--212
              Jian-Ping Sun and   
                    Wan-Tong Li   Multiple positive solutions of a
                                  discrete difference system . . . . . . . 213--221
                    Wei Nian Li   Forced oscillation properties for
                                  certain systems of partial functional
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 223--232
                      Dajun Guo   Multiple positive solutions for first
                                  order nonlinear impulsive
                                  integro-differential equations in a
                                  Banach space . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 233--249
             Murat Özdemir   A criterion for constantness of harmonic
                                  functions on exterior domains  . . . . . 251--257
        M. E. A. El-Mikkawy and   
                  M. M. M. Eisa   A general four-parameter non-FSAL
                                  embedded Runge--Kutta algorithm of
                                  orders 6 and 4 in seven stages . . . . . 259--267
       M. Emin Özdemir and   
U\ugur S. Kìrmacì   Two new theorem on mappings uniformly
                                  continuous and convex with applications
                                  to quadrature rules and means  . . . . . 269--274
                       Bing Liu   Solvability of multi-point boundary
                                  value problem at resonance. Part IV  . . 275--299
      Ahmed H. El-Bassiouny and   
             Ibrahim A. Alwasel   A goodness of fit approach to testing
                                  mean residual times  . . . . . . . . . . 301--307
                   Do\ugan Kaya   A numerical solution of the sine-Gordon
                                  equation using the modified
                                  decomposition method . . . . . . . . . . 309--317
                S. Nakamori and   
 R. Caballero-Águila and   
          A. Hermoso-Carazo and   
        J. Linares-Pérez   Second-order polynomial estimators from
                                  uncertain observations using covariance
                                  information  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 319--338
               M. Diasparra and   
                        H. Gzyl   Entropic approach to interior point
                                  solution of linear programs  . . . . . . 339--347
        Nassar H. Abdel-All and   
                H. N. Abd-Ellah   Perturbations of curvatures flow in a
                                  hyperbolic space . . . . . . . . . . . . 349--360
                     Fatma Ayaz   On the two-dimensional differential
                                  transform method . . . . . . . . . . . . 361--374
                  Mehdi Dehghan   Identifying a control function in
                                  two-dimensional parabolic inverse
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 375--391
                 Chun-li Li and   
                   Ming-gen Cui   The exact solution for solving a class
                                  nonlinear operator equations in the
                                  reproducing kernel space . . . . . . . . 393--399
               A. M. K. Tarabia   A new formula for the busy period of a
                                  non-empty multiserver queueing system    401--408
                A. B. Gumel and   
                 S. M. Moghadas   A qualitative study of a vaccination
                                  model with non-linear incidence  . . . . 409--419
                   G. Arulmozhi   Direct method for reliability
                                  computation of $k$-out-of-$n$: $G$
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 421--429
       Mohammad F. Al-Saleh and   
          Fatima K. Al-Batainah   Estimation of the shape parameter $k$ of
                                  the negative binomial distribution . . . 431--441
              Minoru Tabata and   
                 Nobuoki Eshima   A self-referential agent-based model
                                  that consists of a large number of
                                  agents moving stochastically in a
                                  discrete bounded domain  . . . . . . . . 443--483
                  M. R. Ohm and   
                 J. Y. Shin and   
                      H. Y. Lee   Error analysis of a mixed finite element
                                  approximation of a linear Stefan problem 485--500
         N. P. Karampetakis and   
               S. Vologiannidis   DFT calculation of the generalized and
                                  Drazin inverse of a polynomial matrix    501--521
       Bünyamin Yildiz and   
                Erdal Karaduman   On Fibonacci search method with
                                  $k$-Lucas numbers  . . . . . . . . . . . 523--531
                     Ji-Huan He   Variational approach to the
                                  Thomas--Fermi equation . . . . . . . . . 533--535
                     Ji-Huan He   Variational approach to the sixth-order
                                  boundary value problems  . . . . . . . . 537--538
                     Ji-Huan He   Variational approach to the Lane--Emden
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 539--541
                     Ji-Huan He   A Lagrangian for von Karman equations of
                                  large deflection problem of thin
                                  circular plate . . . . . . . . . . . . . 543--549
                    Manoj Kumar   A new finite difference method for a
                                  class of singular two-point boundary
                                  value problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 551--557
                Zhi-Hao Cao and   
                   Li-Hong Feng   A note on variational representation for
                                  singular values of matrix  . . . . . . . 559--563
                C. P. Katti and   
               D. K. Srivastava   On a parallel mesh-chopping algorithm
                                  for a class of initial value problems
                                  using fourth-order explicit Runge--Kutta
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 565--570
                      Anonymous   Author Index to Volume 143 . . . . . . . 571--573


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 144, Number 1, November 20, 2003

                     Ji-Huan He   A variational approach to the
                                  Burridge--Knopoff equation . . . . . . . 1--2
                      Yimin Wei   Integral representation of the
                                  $W$-weighted Drazin inverse  . . . . . . 3--10
               Chung-Yi Lee and   
           H. M. Srivastava and   
                Wen-Chyuan Yueh   Explicit solutions of some linear
                                  ordinary and partial fractional
                                  differintegral equations . . . . . . . . 11--25
         Whei-Ching C. Chan and   
               Kung-Yu Chen and   
               H. M. Srivastava   Some families of hypergeometric
                                  generating functions associated with
                                  multiple series transformations  . . . . 27--59
   Pierluigi Novi Inverardi and   
           Giorgio Pontuale and   
              Alberto Petri and   
                  Aldo Tagliani   Hausdorff moment problem via fractional
                                  moments  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61--74
                    Li Wang and   
                      Jun Zhang   A new stabilization strategy for
                                  incomplete LU preconditioning of
                                  indefinite matrices  . . . . . . . . . . 75--87
                     M. Aassila   Exact controllability of the Schrödinger
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89--106
            G. Tsamasphyros and   
                  S. Markolefas   An estimate of the Babu\vska--Brezzi
                                  inf--sup discrete stability constant for
                                  general linear Petrov--Galerkin finite
                                  element formulations (an estimate of the
                                  Babu\vska--Brezzi stability constant)    107--116
       Ahmed M. A. El-Sayed and   
                Fatma M. Gaafar   Fractional calculus and some
                                  intermediate physical processes  . . . . 117--126
               Bothina El-Sobky   A global convergence theory for an
                                  active-trust-region algorithm for
                                  solving the general nonlinear
                                  programming problem  . . . . . . . . . . 127--157
               M. Hadizadeh and   
               A. H. Amiraslani   Numerical computation of the nonlinear
                                  feedback operators for the nonquadratic
                                  time-variant optimal control problems    159--168
                  Xiaojing Yang   The method of lower and upper solutions
                                  for systems of boundary value problems   169--172
         Ercan Çelik and   
                 Arzu Aykut and   
                 Mustafa Bayram   The ordinary successive approximations
                                  method and Padé approximants for solving
                                  a differential equation with variant
                                  retarded argument  . . . . . . . . . . . 173--180
                Halit Orhan and   
                Muhammet Kamali   On the Fekete--Szeg\Ho problem . . . . . 181--186
                      Anonymous   Editorial Board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 144, Number 2--3, December 10, 2003

                  Xiaojing Yang   Boundedness of solutions for nonlinear
                                  oscillations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 187--198
         Predrag S. Stanimirovi   A finite algorithm for generalized
                                  inverses of polynomial and rational
                                  matrices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199--214
Víctor M. Pérez-García and   
                   Xiao-yan Liu   Numerical methods for the simulation of
                                  trapped nonlinear Schrödinger systems . . 215--235
  Ay\csegül Akyüz and   
                   Mehmet Sezer   Chebyshev polynomial solutions of
                                  systems of high-order linear
                                  differential equations with variable
                                  coefficients . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 237--247
                Chun-I Chen and   
               Yue-Tzu Yang and   
               Cha'o-Kuang Chen   Unsteady unidirectional flow of a Voigt
                                  fluid between the parallel surfaces with
                                  different given volume flow rate
                                  conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 249--260
                 Jin-Mu Lin and   
               Cha'o-Kuang Chen   Error bounds estimate of nonlinear
                                  boundary value problems using method of
                                  weighted residuals with genetic
                                  algorithms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 261--271
        Mahmoud M. El-Borai and   
          Osama L. Moustafa and   
                 Hamdy M. Ahmed   Asymptotic stability of some stochastic
                                  evolution equations  . . . . . . . . . . 273--286
                Hassan A. Zedan   On properties of the Navier--Stokes
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 287--304
                    S. H. Saker   Oscillation of second-order perturbed
                                  nonlinear difference equations . . . . . 305--324
                     Lotfi Tadj   A quorum queueing system under
                                  $D$-policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 325--336
             Awad El-Gohary and   
                     F. Bukhari   Optimal control of Lorenz system during
                                  different time intervals . . . . . . . . 337--351
                   Do\ugan Kaya   An explicit and numerical solutions of
                                  some fifth-order KdV equation by
                                  decomposition method . . . . . . . . . . 353--363
                 E. M. E. Zayed   Higher dimensional inverse problem for a
                                  multi-connected bounded domain with
                                  piecewise smooth Robin boundary
                                  conditions and its physical applications 365--379
                 Xinyuan Wu and   
                  Zuhe Shen and   
                    Jianlin Xia   An improved regula falsi method with
                                  quadratic convergence of both diameter
                                  and point for enclosing simple zeros of
                                  nonlinear equations  . . . . . . . . . . 381--388
                   G. L. Silver   Analysis of five-point grids: the
                                  diamond configuration  . . . . . . . . . 389--395
               Geon Ho Choe and   
                    Chihurn Kim   The Khintchine constants for generalized
                                  continued fractions  . . . . . . . . . . 397--411
               Peiping Shen and   
                Kecun Zhang and   
                    Yanjun Wang   Applications of interval arithmetic in
                                  non-smooth global optimization . . . . . 413--431
                  J. Biazar and   
                   M. Tango and   
                E. Babolian and   
                       R. Islam   Solution of the kinetic modeling of
                                  lactic acid fermentation using Adomian
                                  decomposition method . . . . . . . . . . 433--439
                Yuming Shen and   
                     Jinxi Zhao   Analysis of peaks and plateaus in a
                                  Galerkin/minimal residual pair of
                                  methods for solving Ax = b . . . . . . . 441--455
                 E. M. E. Zayed   The wave equation approach to an inverse
                                  problem for a general multi-connected
                                  domain in $R^2$ with mixed boundary
                                  conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 457--474
                 Arzu Aykut and   
         Ercan Çelik and   
                 Mustafa Bayram   The modified two sided approximations
                                  method and Padé approximants for solving
                                  the differential equation with variant
                                  retarded argument  . . . . . . . . . . . 475--482
        A. S. V. Ravi Kanth and   
                    Y. N. Reddy   A numerical method for solving two-point
                                  boundary value problems over infinite
                                  intervals  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 483--494
                    Shijun Liao   An explicit analytic solution to the
                                  Thomas--Fermi equation . . . . . . . . . 495--506
           Hakan \cSim\csek and   
             Mustafa Bayram and   
                   \.Ismail Can   Automatic calculation of minimum
                                  crossing numbers of $3$-braids . . . . . 507--516
               Engin Özkan   $3$-Step Fibonacci sequences in
                                  nilpotent groups . . . . . . . . . . . . 517--527
              Ahmet Isìk   Jacobi modular forms on subgroups of the
                                  modular group  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 529--535
             M. M. El-Afifi and   
                    A. M. Ahmed   On the difference equation $x_{n+1} =
                                  \frac{a + \alpha x_n + \alpha x_{n-1} +
                                  \cdots + \alpha x_{n-k+2}}{x_{n-k+1}}$   537--542
                   Yansheng Liu   Existence and unboundedness of positive
                                  solutions for singular boundary value
                                  problems on half-line  . . . . . . . . . 543--556
               Seiichi Nakamori   New design of fixed-interval smoother
                                  using covariance information in linear
                                  stochastic continuous-time systems . . . 557--567
                      Anonymous   Author index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 569--571


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 145, Number 1, December 20, 2003

               Xing-Xue Yan and   
                    Wan-Tong Li   Global attractivity in a rational
                                  recursive sequence . . . . . . . . . . . 1--12
                   Chao Zhu and   
                   Jing Cai and   
                 Guo-liang Chen   Perturbation analysis for the reduced
                                  minimum modulus of bounded linear
                                  operator in Banach spaces  . . . . . . . 13--21
             Moawwad El-Mikkawy   On a connection between the Pascal,
                                  Vandermonde and Stirling matrices. I . . 23--32
         Moawwad El-Mikkawy and   
               El-Desouky Rahmo   A new optimized non-FSAL embedded
                                  Runge--Kutta--Nystrom algorithm of
                                  orders 6 and 4 in six stages . . . . . . 33--43
                  Yimin Wei and   
                   Dingkun Wang   Condition numbers and perturbation of
                                  the weighted Moore--Penrose inverse and
                                  weighted linear least squares problem    45--58
           Kailash C. Madan and   
           Walid Abu-Dayyeh and   
                  Firas Taiyyan   A two server queue with Bernoulli
                                  schedules and a single vacation policy   59--71
           Walid Abu-Dayyeh and   
           Jehad Al-Jararha and   
               Kailash C. Madan   LRT conjecture for bivariate normal  . . 73--84
                Chaochun Qu and   
                      Ping Wang   Mathematical model and optimization in
                                  global production problems . . . . . . . 85--95
              R. A. Lorentz and   
            F. J. Narcowich and   
                     J. D. Ward   Collocation discretizations of the
                                  transport equation with radial basis
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97--116
                    Sergio Amat   Nonseparable multiresolution with error
                                  control  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117--132
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Compacton solutions of the Kawahara-type
                                  nonlinear dispersive equation  . . . . . 133--150
                    J. I. Ramos   Complex dynamics of planar liquid sheets
                                  induced by heat and mass transfer  . . . 151--177
                  Hilmi Demiray   An analytical solution to the
                                  dissipative nonlinear Schrödinger
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179--184
                  Mehdi Dehghan   Numerical solution of a parabolic
                                  equation with non-local boundary
                                  specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185--194
                      Anonymous   Editorial Board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 145, Number 2--3, December 25, 2003

                  Aldo Tagliani   A note on proximity of distributions in
                                  terms of coinciding moments  . . . . . . 195--203
                M. Monsalve and   
                  J. Moreno and   
               R. Escalante and   
                      M. Raydan   Selective alternating projections to
                                  find the nearest SDD $^+$ matrix . . . . 205--220
                   Jing Cai and   
                  GuoLiang Chen   A splitting iterative method for
                                  $\alpha$--$\beta$ generalized inverse
                                  and singular linear system . . . . . . . 221--232
                  Xiaojing Yang   An oscillation criterion for generalized
                                  Liénard equations . . . . . . . . . . . . 233--239
                  Xiaojing Yang   Existence results for Sturm--Liouville
                                  boundary value problem and rapid
                                  nonlinear oscillations . . . . . . . . . 241--253
                  Xiaojing Yang   Averages for solutions of nonlinear
                                  operators  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 255--262
              Hiroyuki Kano and   
           Magnus Egerstedt and   
             Hiroaki Nakata and   
                Clyde F. Martin   B-splines and control theory . . . . . . 263--288
             Osama M. Abo-Seida   Transient fields of a vertical electric
                                  dipole on an $M$-layered dielectric
                                  medium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 289--296
               Jieyong Zhou and   
                     Yiming Wei   Perturbation analysis of singular linear
                                  systems with arbitrary index . . . . . . 297--305
              Zeinhum F. Jaheen   A Bayesian analysis of record statistics
                                  from the Gompertz model  . . . . . . . . 307--320
            N. H. Abdel-All and   
           M. A. W. Mahmoud and   
                H. N. Abd-Ellah   Geometrical properties of Pareto
                                  distribution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 321--339
            Muhammet Kamali and   
                 Sezgin Akbulut   On a subclass of certain convex
                                  functions with negative coefficients . . 341--350
                De-sheng Li and   
                Hong-qing Zhang   Symbolic computation and various exact
                                  solutions of potential
                                  Kadomstev--Petviashvili equation . . . . 351--359
             Seval Çatal   Numerical approximation for the oxygen
                                  diffusion problem  . . . . . . . . . . . 361--369
                 C. Y. Chan and   
                     H. Y. Tian   Single-point blow-up for a degenerate
                                  parabolic problem with a nonlinear
                                  source of local and nonlocal features    371--390
         Stephen A. Gourley and   
                    Shigui Ruan   Spatio-temporal delays in a
                                  nutrient-plankton model on a finite
                                  domain: linear stability and
                                  bifurcations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 391--412
                   M. T. Rashed   Numerical solutions of the integral
                                  equations of the first kind  . . . . . . 413--420
                   M. Eissa and   
            S. A. El-Serafi and   
               M. El-Sheikh and   
                       M. Sayed   Stability and primary simultaneous
                                  resonance of harmonically excited
                                  non-linear spring pendulum system  . . . 421--442
              S. E. Abu-Youssef   On characterization of certain
                                  distributions of record values . . . . . 443--450
                Hashem Mehrazin   Laplace equation and Poisson integral    451--463
           Min-Shiang Hwang and   
              Cheng-Chi Lee and   
                    Yan-Chi Lai   Traceability on RSA-based partially
                                  signature with low computation . . . . . 465--468
            Ammar M. Sarhan and   
                 Awad El-Gohary   Parameter estimations of $1$-out-of-$2$:
                                  $G$ repairable system  . . . . . . . . . 469--479
                     Jun Ji and   
                      Yimin Wei   A note on the sensitivity of the
                                  solution of the weighted linear least
                                  squares problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . 481--485
             W. G. El-Sayed and   
              A. A. El-Bary and   
                  M. A. Darwish   Solvability of Urysohn integral equation 487--493
         Osman Yürekli and   
                   Scott Wilson   A new method of solving Hermite's
                                  differential equation using the
                                  $\mathcal{L}_2$-transform  . . . . . . . 495--500
                  Aldo Tagliani   On the proximity of distributions in
                                  terms of coinciding fractional moments   501--509
                  Aldo Tagliani   Real moments from moments and vice versa 511--523
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Several new exact solutions for a fast
                                  diffusion equation by the differential
                                  constraints of the linear determining
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 525--540
                    A. I. Sadek   Instability results for certain systems
                                  of fourth and fifth order differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 541--549
                  Yuh-Min Tseng   Multi-party key agreement protocols with
                                  cheater identification . . . . . . . . . 551--559
                  Xiu-li Wu and   
               Si-yang Chen and   
                   Hong-ji Tang   Oscillation of a class of second-order
                                  delay differential equation with
                                  impulses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 561--567
                  M. E. Khalifa   Existence of almost everywhere solution
                                  for nonlinear hyperbolic--parabolic
                                  system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 569--577
               Sining Zheng and   
                       Jing Liu   Coexistence solutions for a
                                  reaction--diffusion system of un-stirred
                                  chemostat model  . . . . . . . . . . . . 579--590
              Jianchu Jiang and   
                    Xiaoping Li   Oscillation criteria for second-order
                                  linear difference equations  . . . . . . 591--601
               Luming Zhang and   
                 Qianshun Chang   A conservative numerical scheme for a
                                  class of nonlinear Schrödinger equation
                                  with wave operator . . . . . . . . . . . 603--612
                  M. Faragallah   Interpolation of weighted Orlicz spaces  613--622
              K. Maleknejad and   
            M. Tavassoli Kajani   Solving second kind integral equations
                                  by Galerkin methods with hybrid Legendre
                                  and Block--Pulse functions . . . . . . . 623--629
             Adel A. Abo Seliem   Propagation of the transient
                                  electromagnetic field above atmospheric
                                  surface duct . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 631--639
              K. Maleknejad and   
                    Y. Mahmoudi   Taylor polynomial solution of high-order
                                  nonlinear Volterra--Fredholm
                                  integro-differential equations . . . . . 641--653
          N. C. A. da Costa and   
                    F. A. Doria   Consequences of an exotic definition for
                                  P $=$ NP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 655--665
            I. A. Hassanien and   
               A. H. Essawy and   
                   N. M. Moursy   Variable viscosity and thermal
                                  conductivity effects on combined heat
                                  and mass transfer in mixed convection
                                  over a UHF/UMF wedge in porous media:
                                  the entire regime  . . . . . . . . . . . 667--682
                  Xuejun Xu and   
                      S. H. Lui   A two-level Schwarz method for a finite
                                  element approximation of a nonlinear
                                  biharmonic equation  . . . . . . . . . . 683--700
               Kwang Ik Kim and   
                     Zhigui Lin   Coexistence in the three species
                                  predator--prey model with diffusion  . . 701--716
           Mohamed El-Gamel and   
               S. H. Behiry and   
                     H. Hashish   Numerical method for the solution of
                                  special nonlinear fourth-order boundary
                                  value problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 717--734
                Zhi-Ting Xu and   
                  Hong-Yan Xing   Oscillation criteria of Kamenev-type for
                                  PDE with $p$--Laplacian  . . . . . . . . 735--745
            H. M. El-Owaidy and   
                A. M. Ahmed and   
                    M. S. Mousa   On the recursive sequences $x_{n+1} =
                                  \frac{-\alpha x_{n-1}}{\beta \pm x_n}$   747--753
                  Xiaojing Yang   Boundedness of solutions for a class of
                                  reversible systems . . . . . . . . . . . 755--764
                  Xiaojing Yang   Boundedness problem for solutions of
                                  semilinear asymmetric equations  . . . . 765--775
           Ercília Sousa   The controversial stability analysis . . 777--794
               Ya-ping Fang and   
                 Nan-jing Huang   $H$-Monotone operator and resolvent
                                  operator technique for variational
                                  inclusions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 795--803
                 Shih-sen Chang   Fuzzy quasivariational inclusions in
                                  Banach spaces  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 805--819
           Tommaso Cotroneo and   
                 Jan C. Willems   The simulation problem for high order
                                  linear differential systems  . . . . . . 821--851
                     Chun-I Fan   Improved low-computation partially blind
                                  signatures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 853--867
                   Hee-Dae Kwon   Efficient parallel implementations of
                                  finite element methods based on the
                                  conjugate gradient method  . . . . . . . 869--880
                   John P. Boyd   Large mode number eigenvalues of the
                                  prolate spheroidal differential equation 881--886
                  S. Abbasbandy   Improving Newton--Raphson method for
                                  nonlinear equations by modified Adomian
                                  decomposition method . . . . . . . . . . 887--893
                      Anonymous   Author Index to Volume . . . . . . . . . 895--899


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 146, Number 1, December 30, 2003

             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Compact and noncompact structures formed
                                  by nonlinear equations with positive and
                                  negative exponents . . . . . . . . . . . 1--25
               Igor Boglaev and   
                      Vic Duoba   Domain decomposition for an
                                  advection--diffusion problem with
                                  parabolic layers . . . . . . . . . . . . 27--53
                    J. I. Ramos   Spatio-temporal patterns in
                                  two-dimensional excitable media subject
                                  to Robin boundary conditions . . . . . . 55--72
            Laszlo Antal Veress   Newton's laws, symmetry, and the three
                                  basic interactions of the nature . . . . 73--80
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   The existence of noise terms for systems
                                  of inhomogeneous differential and
                                  integral equations . . . . . . . . . . . 81--92
                R. O. Simwa and   
               G. P. Pokhariyal   A dynamical model for stage-specific HIV
                                  incidences with application to
                                  sub-Saharan Africa . . . . . . . . . . . 93--104
               Y. Ben Nakhi and   
                    S. L. Kalla   Some boundary value problems of
                                  temperature fields in oil strata . . . . 105--119
       Higidio Portillo Oquendo   Uniform decay for a plate equation
                                  partially dissipative  . . . . . . . . . 121--134
            B. N. Al-Saqabi and   
                S. L. Kalla and   
                     V. K. Tuan   Unified probability density function
                                  involving a confluent hypergeometric
                                  function of two variables  . . . . . . . 135--152
          Rekha P. Kulkarni and   
                  N. Gnaneshwar   Iterated discrete polynomially based
                                  Galerkin methods . . . . . . . . . . . . 153--165
               Lin-Lin Wang and   
                    Wan-Tong Li   Existence and global stability of
                                  positive periodic solutions of a
                                  predator--prey system with delays  . . . 167--185
              Jian-Ping Sun and   
                    Wan-Tong Li   Multiple positive solutions to
                                  second-order Neumann boundary value
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 187--194
                 Shiping Lu and   
                      Weigao Ge   Periodic solutions for a kind of second
                                  order differential equation with
                                  multiple deviating arguments . . . . . . 195--209
                Wenying Shi and   
                  Peiguang Wang   Oscillatory criteria of a class of
                                  second-order neutral functional
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 211--226
                   Mingshu Peng   Oscillation criteria for second-order
                                  impulsive delay difference equations . . 227--235
                    Ting Li and   
              Zhenjiang Lin and   
                   Fengshan Bai   Heuristic methods for computing the
                                  minimal multi-homogeneous Bézout number   237--256
                 H.-W. Choi and   
                     J.-G. Shin   Symbolic implementation of the algorithm
                                  for calculating Adomian polynomials  . . 257--271
                 Xinyu Song and   
                    Jing'an Cui   Uniform persistence and global
                                  attractivity for nonautonomous
                                  competitive systems with nonlinear
                                  dispersion and delays  . . . . . . . . . 273--288
                Min-Soo Kim and   
                    Jin-Woo Son   Bernoulli numbers in $p$-adic analysis   289--297
                      Anonymous   Editorial Board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 146, Number 2--3, December 31, 2003

                Guo Yanping and   
                  Ge Weigao and   
                       Gao Ying   Twin positive solutions for higher order
                                  $m$-point boundary value problems with
                                  sign changing nonlinearities . . . . . . 299--311
              Xiaofeng Liao and   
               Kwok-wo Wong and   
                     Zhongfu Wu   Stability of bifurcating periodic
                                  solutions for van der Pol equation with
                                  continuous distributed delay . . . . . . 313--334
              Chunrui Zhang and   
                Mingzhu Liu and   
                  Baodong Zheng   Hopf bifurcation in numerical
                                  approximation of a class delay
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 335--349
               Ekrem Kadio\uglu   On subclass of univalent functions with
                                  negative coefficients  . . . . . . . . . 351--358
            H. M. El-Hawary and   
                  S. M. Mahmoud   Spline collocation methods for solving
                                  delay-differential equations . . . . . . 359--372
                M. A. Abdou and   
                     A. A. Nasr   On the numerical treatment of the
                                  singular integral equation of the second
                                  kind . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 373--380
                De-sheng Li and   
                Hong-qing Zhang   New soliton-like solutions to the
                                  potential Kadomstev--Petviashvili (PKP)
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 381--384
   Dá\vsa Lacková   The asymptotic properties of the
                                  solutions of the $n$th order functional
                                  neutral differential equations . . . . . 385--392
             Lakhdar Aggoun and   
             Lakdere Benkherouf   Parameter tracking for an inventory
                                  model  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 393--401
             Awad El-Gohary and   
               Fawzy A. Bukhari   Optimal control of stochastic
                                  prey--predator models  . . . . . . . . . 403--415
                     Xinyuan Wu   A class of Runge--Kutta formulae of
                                  order three and four with reduced
                                  evaluations of function  . . . . . . . . 417--432
                   Tunay Bilgin   Matrix transformation on certain
                                  sequence spaces  . . . . . . . . . . . . 433--436
              Hassen A. Muttlak   Investigating the use of quartile ranked
                                  set samples for estimating the
                                  population mean  . . . . . . . . . . . . 437--443
          Ahmed H. El-Bassiouny   On testing exponentiality against IFRA
                                  alternatives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 445--453
                  Yimin Wei and   
              Guanglin Wang and   
                   Dingkun Wang   Condition number of Drazin inverse and
                                  their condition numbers of singular
                                  linear systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 455--467
                     M. Zakaria   Magnetohydrodynamic unsteady free
                                  convection flow of a couple stress fluid
                                  with one relaxation time through a
                                  porous medium  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 469--494
             Awad El-Gohary and   
               A. S. Al-Ruzaiza   Optimal control of non-homogenous
                                  prey--predator models during infinite
                                  and finite time intervals  . . . . . . . 495--508
                   M. Galli and   
                  M. Groppi and   
                 R. Riganti and   
                       G. Spiga   Singular perturbation techniques in the
                                  study of a diatomic gas with reactions
                                  of dissociation and recombination  . . . 509--531
                E. Babolian and   
                     Sh. Javadi   Restarted Adomian method for algebraic
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 533--541
                Wan-Tong Li and   
                    S. H. Saker   Oscillation of second-order sublinear
                                  neutral delay difference equations . . . 543--551
            Muhammad Aslam Noor   Mixed quasi variational inequalities . . 553--578
               Andrew Adamatzky   Affectons: automata models of emotional
                                  interactions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 579--594
        Süleyman Solak and   
       Ramazan Türkmen and   
                  Durmu Bozkurt   On GCD, LCM and Hilbert matrices and
                                  their applications . . . . . . . . . . . 595--600
           Broderick O. Oluyede   On stochastic inequalities and
                                  dependence orderings . . . . . . . . . . 601--610
                W. Piyawong and   
              E. H. Twizell and   
                    A. B. Gumel   An unconditionally convergent
                                  finite-difference scheme for the SIR
                                  model  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 611--625
                  Fabio Dercole   Remarks on the computation of the
                                  horizon of a digital terrain . . . . . . 627--641
       Moawwad E. A. El-Mikkawy   Explicit inverse of a generalized
                                  Vandermonde matrix . . . . . . . . . . . 643--651
                    Biao Li and   
                  Yong Chen and   
                 Hongqing Zhang   Exact travelling wave solutions for a
                                  generalized Zakharov--Kuznetsov equation 653--666
               Bao Tong Cui and   
               Yongqing Liu and   
                     Feiqi Deng   Some oscillation problems for impulsive
                                  hyperbolic differential systems with
                                  several delays . . . . . . . . . . . . . 667--679
           Hakan \cSim\csek and   
             Ercan Çelik   The successive approximation method and
                                  Padé approximants for solutions the
                                  non-linear boundary value problem  . . . 681--690
        A. S. V. Ravi Kanth and   
                    Y. N. Reddy   A numerical method for singular two
                                  point boundary value problems via
                                  Chebyshev economizition  . . . . . . . . 691--700
             Tadeusz Platkowski   Stationary self-organized states in
                                  many-particle systems with ternary
                                  interactions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 701--712
                M. A. Abdou and   
          Khamis I. Mohamed and   
                   A. S. Ismail   On the numerical solutions of
                                  Fredholm--Volterra integral equation . . 713--728
                 B. Raphael and   
                 I. F. C. Smith   A direct stochastic algorithm for global
                                  search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 729--758
             Moawwad El-Mikkawy   On a connection between the Pascal,
                                  Vandermonde and Stirling matrices. II    759--769
               P. F. A. Mancera   A study of a numerical solution of the
                                  steady two dimensions Navier--Stokes
                                  equations in a constricted channel
                                  problem by a compact fourth order method 771--790
                  Jianchu Jiang   Oscillation of second order nonlinear
                                  neutral delay difference equations . . . 791--801
               Godfrey Saldanha   A finite difference method for
                                  self-adjoint elliptic equations in three
                                  dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 803--811
                  Y. C. Hon and   
                         E. Fan   Soliton solutions and doubly periodic
                                  wave solutions for a new generalized
                                  Hirota--Satsuma coupled system . . . . . 813--827
            I. A. Hassanien and   
               A. A. Salama and   
                    A. M. Elaiw   Variable permeability effect on vortex
                                  instability of mixed convection flow in
                                  a semi-infinite porous medium bounded by
                                  a horizontal surface . . . . . . . . . . 829--847
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
                M. Khodabakhshi   Using input--output orientation model
                                  for determining most productive scale
                                  size in DEA  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 849--855
                    M. A. Abdou   On the solution of linear and nonlinear
                                  integral equation  . . . . . . . . . . . 857--871
                    Manoj Kumar   A second order finite difference method
                                  and its convergence for a class of
                                  singular two-point boundary value
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 873--878
                    Manoj Kumar   A difference method for singular
                                  two-point boundary value problems  . . . 879--884
                   Dongjin Yuan   On the convergence of the discretized
                                  parallel chaotic waveform relaxation
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 885--895
                      Anonymous   Author Index to Volume . . . . . . . . . 897--900


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 147, Number 1, January 5, 2004

                    Dragan Juki   A necessary and sufficient criteria for
                                  the existence of the least squares
                                  estimate for a $3$-parametric
                                  exponential function . . . . . . . . . . 1--17
                E. Babolian and   
                  J. Biazar and   
                   A. R. Vahidi   On the decomposition method for system
                                  of linear equations and system of linear
                                  Volterra integral equations  . . . . . . 19--27
          Saad Zagloul Rida and   
           Ahmed M. A. El-Sayed   Fractional calculus and generalized
                                  Rodrigues formula  . . . . . . . . . . . 29--43
              Abdullah Ma\ugden   On applications of the Tachibana
                                  operator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45--55
             Shin-Jia Hwang and   
                 Chiu-Chin Chen   New multi-proxy multi-signature schemes  57--67
                   Do\ugan Kaya   Solitary wave solutions for a
                                  generalized Hirota--Satsuma coupled KdV
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69--78
            G. Sritanratana and   
                   A. Kananthai   On the product of the non-linear Diamond
                                  operators related to the elastic wave    79--88
             Sezgin Akbulut and   
           Ekrem Kadio\uglu and   
             Murat Özdemir   On the subclass of $p$-valently
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89--96
                 V. Shanthi and   
                   N. Ramanujam   Computational methods for
                                  reaction--diffusion problems for fourth
                                  order ordinary differential equations
                                  with a small parameter at the highest
                                  derivative . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97--113
               V. Jayaraman and   
               M. I. Bhatti and   
                       H. Saber   Towards optimal testing of an hypothesis
                                  based on dynamic technology transfer
                                  model  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115--129
                    S. A. Khuri   A new approach to Bratu's problem  . . . 131--136
U\ugur S. Kìrmacì   Inequalities for differentiable mappings
                                  and applications to special means of
                                  real numbers and to midpoint formula . . 137--146
            H. M. El-Owaidy and   
                   A. A. Moniem   Global asymptotic behavior of a
                                  chemostat model with delayed response in
                                  growth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147--161
            H. M. El-Owaidy and   
                A. M. Ahmed and   
                    M. S. Mousa   On asymptotic behaviour of the
                                  difference equation $x_{n+1} = \alpha +
                                  \frac{x_{n-k}}{x_n}$ . . . . . . . . . . 163--167
             Magdy A. Ezzat and   
       Ahmed S. El-Karamany and   
               Angail A. Samaan   The dependence of the modulus of
                                  elasticity on reference temperature in
                                  generalized thermoelasticity with
                                  thermal relaxation . . . . . . . . . . . 169--189
            Ahmed E. Radwan and   
                 Hoda A. Hashem   Magnetohydrodynamic instability of
                                  Kelvin--Helmholtz with annulus
                                  cylindrical interfaces pervaded by
                                  helical varying magnetic fields  . . . . 191--210
                  Ziyou Gao and   
                 Guoping He and   
                        Fang Wu   Sequential systems of linear equations
                                  algorithm for nonlinear optimization
                                  problems----general constrained problems 211--226
              T. Valanarasu and   
                   N. Ramanujam   An asymptotic initial value method for
                                  boundary value problems for a system of
                                  singularly perturbed second order
                                  ordinary differential equations  . . . . 227--240
        Nassar H. Abdel-All and   
       Rashad A. Abdel-Baky and   
               Fathi M. Hamdoon   Ruled surfaces with timelike rulings . . 241--253
             G. M. Abd El-Latif   Parametric excitation for forcing van
                                  der Pol oscillator . . . . . . . . . . . 255--265
             G. M. Abd-El-Latif   On a problem of a field method and its
                                  applications to the non-linear
                                  vibrations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 267--289
                  Mehdi Dehghan   Numerical procedures for a boundary
                                  value problem with a non-linear boundary
                                  condition  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 291--306
                      Anonymous   Editorial Board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 147, Number 2, January 12, 2004

                  Mehdi Dehghan   Weighted finite difference techniques
                                  for the one-dimensional
                                  advection--diffusion equation  . . . . . 307--319
                  Mehdi Dehghan   Numerical schemes for one-dimensional
                                  parabolic equations with nonstandard
                                  initial condition  . . . . . . . . . . . 321--331
               E. Malkowsky and   
                       E. Savas   Matrix transformations between sequence
                                  spaces of generalized weighted means . . 333--345
               M. Hadizadeh and   
                   A. R. Zokayi   Concerning the action of an invertible
                                  point transformation on a class of
                                  ordinary differential equations  . . . . 347--353
        Hassan N. A. Ismail and   
    Elsayed M. E. Elbarbary and   
              Ghada S. E. Salem   Restrictive Taylor's approximation for
                                  solving convection--diffusion equation   355--363
              F. J. Echarte and   
     J. Núñez and   
              F. Ramírez   Relations among invariants of complex
                                  filiform Lie algebras  . . . . . . . . . 365--376
         Eberhard Malkowsky and   
     Vladimir Rako\vcevi\'c and   
         Sne\vzana \vZivkovi\'c   Matrix transformations between the
                                  sequence spaces $w_0^p(\Lambda)$,
                                  $v_0^p(\Lambda)$, $c_0^p(\Lambda)$ $(1 <
                                  p < \infty)$ and certain BK spaces  . . . 377--396
                  Mehdi Dehghan   Numerical computation of a control
                                  function in a partial differential
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 397--408
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
      F. Hosseinzadeh Lotfi and   
                   N. Shoja and   
                  G. Tohidi and   
                    S. Razavyan   The outputs estimation of a DMU
                                  according to improvement of its
                                  efficiency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 409--413
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
            F. Hosseinzadeh and   
                   N. Shoja and   
                  G. Tohidi and   
                    S. Razavyan   A method for detecting influential
                                  observation in radial DEA models . . . . 415--421
              Mahir Rasulov and   
           Turhan Karaguler and   
             Bahaddin Sinsoysal   Numerical solution of Cauchy problem for
                                  second order nonlinear wave equation
                                  with changeable type in a class of
                                  discontinues functions . . . . . . . . . 423--437
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   A study on compacton-like solutions for
                                  the modified KdV and fifth order
                                  KdV-like equations . . . . . . . . . . . 439--447
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Compacton solutions of higher order
                                  nonlinear dispersive KdV-like equations  449--460
                      K. Q. Lan   Multiple positive solutions of conjugate
                                  boundary value problems with
                                  singularities  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 461--474
   F. J. S. A. Corrêa and   
      Silvano D. B. Menezes and   
                    J. Ferreira   On a class of problems involving a
                                  nonlocal operator  . . . . . . . . . . . 475--489
              Hung-Yu Chien and   
                    Jinn-Ke Jan   Improved authenticated multiple-key
                                  agreement protocol without using
                                  conventional one-way function  . . . . . 491--497
                    Shijun Liao   On the homotopy analysis method for
                                  nonlinear problems . . . . . . . . . . . 499--513
               Hong-Rui Sun and   
                    Wan-Tong Li   Qualitative analysis of a discrete
                                  logistic equation with several delays    515--525
      Mohammad Fraiwan Al-Saleh   On the totality of ranked set sampling   527--535
                De-Sheng Li and   
                Hong-qing Zhang   A further extended $\tanh$-function
                                  method and new soliton-like solutions to
                                  the integrable Broer--Kaup (BK)
                                  equations in $(2+1)$ dimensional spaces  537--545
                     Fatma Ayaz   Solutions of the system of differential
                                  equations by differential transform
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 547--567
   Marián Slodi\vcka and   
                 Roger Van Keer   A numerical approach for the
                                  determination of a missing boundary data
                                  in elliptic problems . . . . . . . . . . 569--580
                    Yongge Tian   Using rank formulas to characterize
                                  equalities for Moore--Penrose inverses
                                  of matrix products . . . . . . . . . . . 581--600
               Wei-guo Wang and   
                    Jin-xi Zhao   Perturbation analysis for the
                                  generalized Cholesky factorization . . . 601--606

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 147, Number 3, January 16, 2004

        Hassan N. A. Ismail and   
 Elsayed M. E. M. Elbarbary and   
              Ghada S. E. Salem   Restrictive Taylor's approximation for
                                  two dimensions initial boundary value
                                  problem for parabolic PDE  . . . . . . . 607--615
                 M. M. El-Afifi   On the recursive sequence $x_{n+1} =
                                  \frac{\alpha + \beta x_n + \gamma
                                  x_{n-1}}{Bx_n + Cx_{n-1}}$ . . . . . . . 617--628
               Baoqiang Yan and   
                   Yansheng Liu   Unbounded solutions of the singular
                                  boundary value problems for second order
                                  differential equations on the half-line  629--644
                   Necdet Batir   Integral representations of some series
                                  involving ${2k}\choose{k}^{-1} k^{-n}$
                                  and some related series  . . . . . . . . 645--667
             S. M. Hosseini and   
                       N. Aliev   Sufficient conditions for the reduction
                                  of a BVP for PDE with non-local and
                                  global boundary conditions to Fredholm
                                  integral equations (on a rectangular
                                  domain)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 669--685
           W. A. Abu-Dayyeh and   
              Z. R. Al-Rawi and   
               M. Ma. Al-Momani   Local power for combining independent
                                  tests in the presence of nuisance
                                  parameters for the normal distribution   687--698
            Wen-Shenq Juang and   
                 Horng-Twu Liaw   A practical anonymous multi-authority
                                  e-cash scheme  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 699--711
                  J. Biazar and   
                E. Babolian and   
                       R. Islam   Solution of the system of ordinary
                                  differential equations by Adomian
                                  decomposition method . . . . . . . . . . 713--719
                 E. M. E. Zayed   The wave equation approach for solving
                                  inverse eigenvalue problems of a
                                  multi-connected region in $R^3$ with
                                  Robin conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . 721--739
                       Xian Liu   Four alternative patterns of the Hilbert
                                  curve  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 741--752
                    Wan-Tong Li   Interval oscillation criteria for
                                  second-order quasi-linear nonhomogeneous
                                  differential equations with damping  . . 753--763
                 Yifeng Xue and   
                  Guoliang Chen   Some equivalent conditions of stable
                                  perturbation of operators in Hilbert
                                  spaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 765--772
              M. E. Khalifa and   
      Reda G. Abd El-Rahman and   
               Marwa I. Ghonamy   Some new exact solutions for linear
                                  thermoelastic system . . . . . . . . . . 773--787
                De-Sheng Li and   
                Hong-Qing Zhang   A new extended tanh-function method and
                                  its application to the dispersive long
                                  wave equations in (2+1) dimensions . . . 789--797
               Hakan \cSim\csek   An estimate for the completeness of
                                  products of solutions of PDE . . . . . . 799--804
                  Fanbin Bu and   
                      Yimin Wei   The algorithm for computing the Drazin
                                  inverses of two-variable polynomial
                                  matrices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 805--836
                  Yimin Wei and   
                   Naimin Zhang   A note on the representation and
                                  approximation of the outer inverse
                                  $A_T$, $S^{(2)}$ of a matrix $A$ . . . . 837--841
                  Xuemei Li and   
                   Lihong Huang   Exponential stability and global
                                  stability of cellular neural networks    843--853
                Xiezhang Li and   
                      Yimin Wei   Iterative methods for the Drazin inverse
                                  of a matrix with a complex spectrum  . . 855--862
                 Pierre Hillion   Mathematical aspects of rough plane
                                  scattering theory  . . . . . . . . . . . 863--880
              Jiandong Zhao and   
                  Wencheng Chen   Global asymptotic stability of a
                                  periodic ecological model  . . . . . . . 881--892
               Murat Subasi and   
         Necmettin Yildirim and   
           Bünyamin Yildiz   An improvement on Fibonacci search
                                  method in optimization theory  . . . . . 893--901
                Erdal Karaduman   An application of Fibonacci numbers in
                                  matrices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 903--908
                      Anonymous   Author Index to Volume . . . . . . . . . 909--913


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 148, Number 1, January 20, 2004

                  Ziyou Gao and   
               W. H. K. Lam and   
                 S. C. Wong and   
                        H. Yang   The convergence of equilibrium
                                  algorithms with non-monotone line search
                                  technique  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--13
               F. Ghoreishi and   
           S. Mohammad Hosseini   A preconditioned implementation of
                                  pseudospectral methods on arbitrary
                                  grids  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15--34
               Hai-Feng Huo and   
                    Wan-Tong Li   Positive periodic solutions of a class
                                  of delay differential system with
                                  feedback control . . . . . . . . . . . . 35--46
                  Xie Ping Ding   Algorithms of solutions for completely
                                  generalized mixed implicit
                                  quasi-variational inclusions . . . . . . 47--66
                     M. Zakaria   Thermal boundary layer equation for a
                                  magnetohydrodynamic flow of a perfectly
                                  conducting fluid . . . . . . . . . . . . 67--79
                    S. H. Saker   Oscillation of nonlinear dynamic
                                  equations on time scales . . . . . . . . 81--91
               Yun-Bin Zhao and   
                   Gong-Nong Li   Properties of a homotopy solution path
                                  for complementarity problems with
                                  quasi-monotone mappings  . . . . . . . . 93--104
               Zigen Ouyang and   
                 Yongkun Li and   
                    Qingan Tang   Classifications and existence of
                                  positive solutions of higher-order
                                  nonlinear neutral differential equations 105--120
                 Zhibin Zhu and   
                    Kecun Zhang   A new SQP method of feasible directions
                                  for nonlinear programming  . . . . . . . 121--134
                  D. Q. Cao and   
                        Ping He   Stability criteria of linear neutral
                                  systems with a single delay  . . . . . . 135--143
                 S. Kutluay and   
                     A. S. Wood   Numerical solutions of the thermistor
                                  problem with a ramp electrical
                                  conductivity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145--162
                 Chen Haibo and   
                     Liu Yirong   Linear recursion formulas of quantities
                                  of singular point and applications . . . 163--171
             J. S. Severino and   
                E. J. Allen and   
             H. D. Victory, Jr.   Acceleration of quasi-Monte Carlo
                                  approximations with applications in
                                  mathematical finance . . . . . . . . . . 173--187
                  S. Sheela and   
                       A. Singh   Lavrentiev regularization of a
                                  singularly perturbed elliptic PDE  . . . 189--205
                   Jeong Ja Bae   On uniform decay of the solution for a
                                  damped nonlinear coupled system of wave
                                  equations with nonlinear boundary
                                  damping and memory term  . . . . . . . . 207--223
                     G. Dattoli   Integral transforms and Chebyshev-like
                                  polynomials  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 225--234
                  Wang Jing and   
                        Wang Ke   The optimal harvesting problems of a
                                  stage-structured population  . . . . . . 235--247
                       Ruyun Ma   Multiple positive solutions for
                                  nonlinear $m$-point boundary value
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 249--262
            Yoshihiro Ootao and   
             Yoshinobu Tanigawa   Control of transient thermoelastic
                                  displacement of an angle-ply laminated
                                  cylindrical panel bonded to a
                                  piezoelectric layer  . . . . . . . . . . 263--286
      Salih Yalçinba and   
 Ali Fuat Yeniçerio\uglu   Exact and approximate solutions of
                                  second order including function delay
                                  differential equations with variable
                                  coefficients . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 287--298
                      Anonymous   Editorial Board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 148, Number 2, January 26, 2004

                  Xiaojing Yang   Oscillation criteria for second-order
                                  matrix differential equations  . . . . . 299--306
           A. Avudainayagam and   
                        C. Vani   Wavelet based multigrid methods for
                                  linear and nonlinear elliptic partial
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 307--320
                    A. Esen and   
                     S. Kutluay   A numerical solution of the Stefan
                                  problem with a Neumann-type boundary
                                  condition by enthalpy method . . . . . . 321--329
                Ahmed E. Radwan   Variable streams self-gravitating
                                  instability of radiating rotating gas
                                  cloud  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 331--339
                 Rafael Bru and   
                Carmen Coll and   
            Néstor Thome   Gramian matrices and balanced model of
                                  generalized systems  . . . . . . . . . . 341--350
              Peiguang Wang and   
                      Weigao Ge   Oscillation of a class of higher order
                                  functional differential equations with
                                  damped term  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 351--358
                  Qishao Lu and   
               Zuodong Yang and   
                  E. H. Twizell   Existence of entire explosive positive
                                  solutions of quasi-linear elliptic
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 359--372
                A. Mihiotis and   
                    I. Tsakiris   A mathematical programming study of
                                  advertising allocation problem . . . . . 373--379
               Fan Wei Meng and   
                    Wei Nian Li   On some new integral inequalities and
                                  their applications . . . . . . . . . . . 381--392
           Sixto J. Alvarez and   
                   Rachid Oujja   A new numerical approach of a
                                  lubrication free boundary problem  . . . 393--405
                         B. Liu   Positive solutions of fourth-order two
                                  point boundary value problems  . . . . . 407--420
             Samir H. Saker and   
                  Sui Sun Cheng   Oscillation criteria for difference
                                  equations with damping terms . . . . . . 421--442
                E. Babolian and   
                  J. Biazar and   
                   A. R. Vahidi   The decomposition method applied to
                                  systems of Fredholm integral equations
                                  of the second kind . . . . . . . . . . . 443--452
                Yanbin Tang and   
                        Li Zhou   A sufficient condition for the existence
                                  of periodic solution for a reaction
                                  diffusion equation with infinite delay   453--460
                Sergio Amat and   
             Sonia Busquier and   
            Dhafer El kebir and   
             José Molina   A fast Chebyshev's method for quadratic
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 461--474
       Mauro de Lima Santos and   
                      F. Junior   A boundary condition with memory for
                                  Kirchhoff plates equations . . . . . . . 475--496
         Joan-Josep Climent and   
               Carmen Perea and   
            Leandro Tortosa and   
                 Antonio Zamora   Convergence theorems for parallel
                                  alternating iterative methods  . . . . . 497--517
        Barbara M. Johnston and   
              Peter R. Johnston   A modified non-linear transformation
                                  method for evaluating weakly singular
                                  boundary integrals . . . . . . . . . . . 519--535
                      R. Xu and   
          M. A. J. Chaplain and   
                 F. A. Davidson   Periodic solution of a Lotka--Volterra
                                  predator--prey model with dispersion and
                                  time delays  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 537--560
                Othmar Koch and   
            Ewa Weinmüller   Analytical and numerical treatment of a
                                  singular initial value problem in
                                  avalanche modeling . . . . . . . . . . . 561--570
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   An analytic study of compacton solutions
                                  for variants of Kuramoto--Sivashinsky
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 571--585
                    A. I. Sadek   On the stability of solutions of certain
                                  fourth order delay differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 587--597

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 148, Number 3, January 30, 2004

                   N. Egidi and   
                      P. Maponi   A comparative study of two fast phase
                                  unwrapping algorithms  . . . . . . . . . 599--629
                  Ge Weigao and   
                     Ren Jingli   New existence theorems of positive
                                  solutions for Sturm--Liouville boundary
                                  value problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 631--644
               Rabah Labbas and   
        Stéphane Maingot   Singularities in boundary value problems
                                  for an abstract second-order
                                  differential equation of elliptic type   645--663
       Ahmed M. A. El-Sayed and   
               Nagwa Sherif and   
          Ibrahim Abou El-Farag   A nonlinear operator functional equation
                                  of Volterra type . . . . . . . . . . . . 665--679
                    J. I. Ramos   Robustness of spiral waves in
                                  two-dimensional reactive--diffusive
                                  media  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 681--695
                   T. Hayat and   
                  S. Asghar and   
                 A. M. Siddiqui   Stokes' second problem for a
                                  Johnson--Segalman fluid  . . . . . . . . 697--706
                Guang-Da Hu and   
                Guang-Di Hu and   
                     Xingfu Zou   Stability of linear neutral systems with
                                  multiple delays: boundary criteria . . . 707--715
            Medhat A. Rakha and   
               Essam S. El-Sedy   Application of basic hypergeometric
                                  series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 717--723
               Samir Siksek and   
                   Esam El Sedy   Points of non-differentiability of
                                  convex functions . . . . . . . . . . . . 725--728
              Y-Chuang Chen and   
          Chang-Hsiung Tsai and   
              Lih-Hsing Hsu and   
                Jimmy J. M. Tan   On some super fault-tolerant Hamiltonian
                                  graphs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 729--741
                   T. Hayat and   
               Naseer Ahmad and   
                  F. M. Mahomed   On solution of non-linear differential
                                  equation arising in gliding motion of
                                  bacteria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 743--752
            Ahmed M. M. Khodier   Perturbed Padé approximation with high
                                  accuracy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 753--757
            Nasser-eddine Tatar   Blow up for the wave equation with a
                                  nonlinear dissipation of cubic
                                  convolution type in $\mathbb{R}^N$ . . . 759--771
                Miaoxin Yao and   
                   Jianxun Zhao   Positive solution of a singular
                                  non-linear elliptic boundary value
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 773--782
               K. Vajravelu and   
                     D. Rollins   Hydromagnetic flow of a second grade
                                  fluid over a stretching sheet  . . . . . 783--791
                 T. M. El-Adawy   The joint essential maximal numerical
                                  range  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 793--799
                 Changming Ding   On the intertwined basins of attraction
                                  for planar flows . . . . . . . . . . . . 801--805
                       Ioan Pop   Comments on the paper ``Mathematical
                                  model for the free surface flow under a
                                  sluice gate'' by Titus Petrila,
                                  published in Applied Mathematics and
                                  Computation 125 (2002) 49--58  . . . . . 807--808
             Fathi M. Allan and   
              Naji Qatanani and   
            Imad Barghouthi and   
              Khaled M. Takatka   Dusty gas model of flow through
                                  naturally occurring porous media . . . . 809--821
             Hyeong-Ohk Bae and   
                     Do Wan Kim   Finite element approximations for the
                                  Stokes equations on curved domains, and
                                  their errors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 823--847
              Jaume Giné   Analytic integrability and
                                  characterization of centers for
                                  generalized nilpotent singular points    849--868
         Torsten Linß and   
                   Niall Madden   A finite element analysis of a coupled
                                  system of singularly perturbed
                                  reaction--diffusion equations  . . . . . 869--880
                    Yang Xu and   
                    MingZhu Liu   $\mathcal{H}$-stability of Runge--Kutta
                                  methods with general variable stepsize
                                  for pantograph equation  . . . . . . . . 881--892
                      Anonymous   Author Index to Volume 148 . . . . . . . 893--897


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 149, Number 1, February 5, 2004

            Eric Jui-Lin Lu and   
                    Rai-Fu Chen   An XML multisignature scheme . . . . . . 1--14
         Abdul-Majid Wazwaz and   
                  Alice Gorguis   Exact solutions for heat-like and
                                  wave-like equations with variable
                                  coefficients . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15--29
                  Mehdi Dehghan   Numerical solution of a parabolic
                                  equation subject to specification of
                                  energy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31--45
              Mahir Rasulov and   
           Turhan Karaguler and   
             Bahaddin Sinsoysal   Finite difference method for solving
                                  boundary initial value problem of a
                                  system hyperbolic equations in a class
                                  of discontinuous functions . . . . . . . 47--63
                     Xiu Ye and   
                    Chaoyong Xu   A discontinuous Galerkin method for the
                                  Reissner--Mindlin plate in the primitive
                                  variables  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65--82
             \.Ikay Bakirta and   
           Hilmi Demìray   Modulation of nonlinear waves near the
                                  marginal state of instability in
                                  fluid-filled elastic tubes . . . . . . . 83--101
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Compact structures for variants of the
                                  generalized KdV and the generalized KP
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103--117
          Atife Ça\uglar   Weak imposition of boundary conditions
                                  for the Navier--Stokes equations . . . . 119--145
                     Ju H. Park   Robust non-fragile control for uncertain
                                  discrete-delay large-scale systems with
                                  a class of controller gain variations    147--164
                M. Massoudi and   
                 C. E. Maneschy   Numerical solution to the flow of a
                                  second grade fluid over a stretching
                                  sheet using the method of
                                  quasi-linearization  . . . . . . . . . . 165--173
                    Guodong Liu   Summation and recurrence formula
                                  involving the central factorial numbers
                                  and zeta function  . . . . . . . . . . . 175--186
                     Hakki Duru   Difference schemes for the singularly
                                  perturbed Sobolev periodic boundary
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 187--201
                     Pu-yan Nie   A three-dimension null-space approach
                                  for mathematical programs with
                                  equilibrium constraints  . . . . . . . . 203--213
                     Pu-yan Nie   A null space method for solving system
                                  of equations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 215--226
                 Lihong Cui and   
                Zhengxing Cheng   An algorithm for constructing symmetric
                                  orthogonal multiwavelets by matrix
                                  symmetric extension  . . . . . . . . . . 227--243
                 Zeqing Liu and   
                  Shin Min Kang   Convergence and stability of perturbed
                                  three-step iterative algorithm for
                                  completely generalized nonlinear
                                  quasivariational inequalities  . . . . . 245--258
               Tzong-Mou Wu and   
               Cha'o-Kuang Chen   Graphical operation of vectors and
                                  matrices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 259--276
                  Yong Chen and   
              Xuedong Zheng and   
                    Biao Li and   
                 Hongqing Zhang   New exact solutions for some nonlinear
                                  differential equations using symbolic
                                  computation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 277--298
                      Anonymous   Editorial Board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 149, Number 2, February 12, 2004

                Yushun Wang and   
                   Bin Wang and   
                   Mengzhao Qin   Numerical implementation of the
                                  multisymplectic Preissman scheme and its
                                  equivalent schemes . . . . . . . . . . . 299--326
                    Ashok Sahai   An iterative algorithm for improved
                                  approximation by Bernstein's operator
                                  using statistical perspective  . . . . . 327--335
           Gautam Choudhury and   
               Kailash C. Madan   A two phase batch arrival queueing
                                  system with a vacation time under
                                  Bernoulli schedule . . . . . . . . . . . 337--349
      Ahmed H. El-Bassiouny and   
            Ammar M. Sarhan and   
                   M. Al-Garian   Testing exponentiality against NBUFR
                                  (NWUFR)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 351--358
               Ahmed A. El-Enna   The equations of motion of the joint
                                  effects of the relativistic and solar
                                  radiation pressure on an earth
                                  artificial satellite . . . . . . . . . . 359--368
          Ahmed H. El-Bassiouny   On the rate of convergence to the normal
                                  law for LSE in multivariate continuous
                                  regression model with long-range
                                  dependence stationary errors . . . . . . 369--378
           A. R. Bahadìr   Application of cubic B-spline finite
                                  element technique to the thermistor
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 379--387
                Wan-Tong Li and   
                  Jian-Ping Sun   Multiple positive solutions of BVPs for
                                  third-order discrete difference systems  389--398
              K. Maleknejad and   
                  M. Shahrezaee   Using Runge--Kutta method for numerical
                                  solution of the system of Volterra
                                  integral equation  . . . . . . . . . . . 399--410
                  Yimin Wei and   
                     Michael Ng   Weighted Tikhonov filter matrices for
                                  ill-posed problems . . . . . . . . . . . 411--422
                  Yimin Wei and   
              Ching-Wah Woo and   
                   Tiangang Lei   A note on the perturbation of the
                                  $W$-weighted Drazin inverse  . . . . . . 423--430
              Moustafa Elshahed   Blood flow in capillary under starling
                                  hypothesis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 431--439
                Y. N. Reddy and   
         P. Pramod Chakravarthy   Numerical patching method for singularly
                                  perturbed two-point boundary value
                                  problems using cubic splines . . . . . . 441--468
                   Feng Gao and   
                  Ren-hong Wang   Algebraic approximants to $\exp(z)$ and
                                  applications in construction of
                                  difference schemes of first order ODE    469--474
            N. H. Abdel All and   
                H. N. Abd-Ellah   The tangential variation on hyperruled
                                  surfaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 475--492
                Tongjun Sun and   
                      Keying Ma   The finite difference streamline
                                  diffusion method for the incompressible
                                  Navier--Stokes equations . . . . . . . . 493--505
                    Gao Jia and   
             Xiao-Ping Yang and   
                      Jinde Cao   The Hölder continuities of the maps in
                                  $W^{1,p}(\Omega,H^n)$  . . . . . . . . . 507--518
                 Yoshio Ohtsubo   Optimal threshold probability in
                                  undiscounted Markov decision processes
                                  with a target set  . . . . . . . . . . . 519--532
               Xing-Xue Yan and   
                    Wan-Tong Li   Global attractivity for a class of
                                  higher order nonlinear difference
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 533--546
                E. Babolian and   
                 H. Sadeghi and   
                     Sh. Javadi   Numerically solution of fuzzy
                                  differential equations by Adomian method 547--557
             Osama M. Abo-Seida   Estimation of the electromagnetic field
                                  created at the Earth's surface by an
                                  overhead line current  . . . . . . . . . 559--565
              Jiandong Zhao and   
                  Wencheng Chen   The qualitative analysis of $N$-species
                                  nonlinear prey--competition systems  . . 567--576
                       Xian Liu   Two new classes of filled functions  . . 577--588
              Tadeusz Jankowski   Monotone method for second-order delayed
                                  differential equations with boundary
                                  value conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . 589--598

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 149, Number 3, February 22, 2004

              A. P. Akinola and   
               O. P. Layeni and   
                 M. A. Olagunju   A solution by anisotropic expansion for
                                  a composite parallelepiped deformed into
                                  cylinder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 599--611
           Cheng-Long Chang and   
                    Zong-Yi Lee   Applying the double side method to
                                  solution nonlinear pendulum problem  . . 613--624
                    Steven Cook   Finite-sample properties of modified
                                  unit root tests in the presence
                                  structural change  . . . . . . . . . . . 625--640
                       Xian Liu   The barrier attribute of filled
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 641--649
              S. E. Abu-Youssef   Moment inequality on new renewal better
                                  than used class of life distributions
                                  with hypothesis testing application  . . 651--659
                Zhihui Yang and   
                      Jinde Cao   Positive periodic solutions of neutral
                                  Lotka--Volterra system with periodic
                                  delays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 661--687
                 S. M. Moghadas   Analysis of an epidemic model with
                                  bistable equilibria using the Poincaré
                                  index  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 689--702
            Milan Milatovic and   
              Adedeji B. Badiru   Applied mathematics modeling of
                                  intelligent mapping and scheduling of
                                  interdependent and multi-functional
                                  project resources  . . . . . . . . . . . 703--721
           Kailash C. Madan and   
             Adel Z. Abu Al-Rub   On a single server queue with optional
                                  phase type server vacations based on
                                  exhaustive deterministic service and a
                                  single vacation policy . . . . . . . . . 723--734
                M. A. Abdou and   
                   F. A. Salama   Integral equation and contact problem    735--746
          V. O. S. Olunloyo and   
           A. M. Ajofoyinbo and   
                   A. B. Badiru   Neurofuzzy mathematical model for
                                  monitoring flow parameters of natural
                                  gas  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 747--770
                M. Frontini and   
                     E. Sormani   Third-order methods from quadrature
                                  formulae for solving systems of
                                  nonlinear equations  . . . . . . . . . . 771--782
                  Gleb Beliakov   Least squares splines with free knots:
                                  global optimization approach . . . . . . 783--798
              K. Maleknejad and   
                    Y. Mahmoudi   Numerical solution of linear Fredholm
                                  integral equation by using hybrid Taylor
                                  and Block--Pulse functions . . . . . . . 799--806
                  J. Biazar and   
                       R. Islam   Solution of wave equation by Adomian
                                  decomposition method and the
                                  restrictions of the method . . . . . . . 807--814
            Mahmoud M. El-Borai   Evolution equations without semigroups   815--821
            Mahmoud M. El-Borai   Semigroups and some nonlinear fractional
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 823--831
                   Do\ugan Kaya   A numerical simulation of solitary-wave
                                  solutions of the generalized regularized
                                  long-wave equation . . . . . . . . . . . 833--841
                H. N. Agiza and   
                 A. A. Elsadany   Chaotic dynamics in nonlinear duopoly
                                  game with heterogeneous players  . . . . 843--860
    Abo-el-nour N. Abd-alla and   
                S. M. Abo-dahab   Rayleigh waves in
                                  magneto-thermo-viscoelastic solid with
                                  thermal relaxation times . . . . . . . . 861--877
                     Z. Liu and   
                 L. Debnath and   
                 S. M. Kang and   
                      J. S. Ume   Generalized mixed quasivariational
                                  inclusions and generalized mixed
                                  resolvent equations for fuzzy mappings   879--891
                  K. Parand and   
                    M. Razzaghi   Rational Chebyshev tau method for
                                  solving Volterra's population model  . . 893--900
                      Anonymous   Author Index to Volume 149 . . . . . . . 901--905


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 150, Number 1, February 27, 2004

                C. Çinar   On the periodic cycle of $x_{n+1} =(a_n
                                  + b_n x_n) / c_n x_{n-1}$  . . . . . . . 1--4
                  Mehdi Dehghan   Numerical solution of the
                                  three-dimensional advection--diffusion
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5--19
                C. Çinar   On the positive solutions of the
                                  difference equation $x_{n+1} =(x_{n-1})
                                  / (1 + x_n x_{n-1})$ . . . . . . . . . . 21--24
                    Zong-Yi Lee   Hybrid numerical method applied to $3$-D
                                  multilayers hollow cylinder with
                                  time-dependent boundary conditions . . . 25--43
             E. M. E. Zayed and   
               S. F. M. Ibrahim   An expansion theorem for regular
                                  elliptic eigenvalue problem with
                                  eigenvalue parameter in the boundary
                                  conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45--57
                 S. Kutluay and   
                        A. Esen   An isotherm migration formulation for
                                  one-phase Stefan problem with a time
                                  dependent Neumann condition  . . . . . . 59--67
          Robert Ma\vrík   Integral averages and oscillation
                                  criteria for half-linear partial
                                  differential equation  . . . . . . . . . 69--87
   Gholam Reza Jahanshahloo and   
        Majid Soleimani-Damaneh   Estimating returns to scale in data
                                  envelopment analysis: A new procedure    89--98
               Peiping Shen and   
                    Kecun Zhang   Global optimization of signomial
                                  geometric programming using linear
                                  relaxation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99--114
                Mengshu Guo and   
               Xiaoping Xue and   
                      Ronglu Li   The asymptotic and oscillatory behavior
                                  of neutral difference inclusions . . . . 115--128
              Jianjun Chuai and   
                    Yongge Tian   Rank equalities and inequalities for
                                  Kronecker products of matrices with
                                  applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129--137
                   Ruyun Ma and   
                        Hua Luo   Existence of solutions for a two-point
                                  boundary value problem on time scales    139--147
               M. A. Ghazal and   
                A. Mitwalli Aly   Time series with Poisson point process   149--157
                   Ping Liu and   
                     Yongkun Li   Positive periodic solutions of infinite
                                  delay functional differential equations
                                  depending on a parameter . . . . . . . . 159--168
           Abdulkadir Dogan and   
              Yuksel Kaplan and   
           T. Nejat Veziro\uglu   Numerical investigation of heat and mass
                                  transfer in a metal hydride bed  . . . . 169--180
           Tolga Güyer and   
        \cSeref Mirasyedio\uglu   A symbolic computation approach to a
                                  three-dimensional inverse problem for
                                  the transport equation . . . . . . . . . 181--193
                     Ju H. Park   On the design of observer-based
                                  controller of linear neutral
                                  delay-differential systems . . . . . . . 195--202
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
                 A. A. Foroughi   Finding a weights-restricted efficient
                                  (extreme) point and using it for solving
                                  MOLP problems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203--211
                D. L. Hicks and   
                 L. M. Liebrock   Conservative smoothing with B-splines
                                  stabilizes SPH material dynamics in both
                                  tension and compression  . . . . . . . . 213--234
                 Ju H. Park and   
                    O. Kwon and   
                         S. Won   LMI approach to robust ${\cal H}_\infty$
                                  filtering for neutral delay differential
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 235--244
                 Ju H. Park and   
                     Ho Y. Jung   On the design of nonfragile guaranteed
                                  cost controller for a class of uncertain
                                  dynamic systems with state delays  . . . 245--257
                     Rui Xu and   
          M. A. J. Chaplain and   
                 F. A. Davidson   Persistence and stability of a
                                  stage-structured predator-prey model
                                  with time delays . . . . . . . . . . . . 259--277
                    A. I. Sadek   On the stability of a nonhomogeneous
                                  vector differential equation of the
                                  fourth-order . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 279--289
                    Prasada Rao   A parallel hydrodynamic model for
                                  shallow water equations  . . . . . . . . 291--302
                      Anonymous   Editorial board  . . . . . . . . . . . . i--i

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 150, Number 2, March 8, 2004

                    Bor-Lih Kuo   Thermal boundary-layer problems in a
                                  semi-infinite flat plate by the
                                  differential transformation method . . . 303--320
            I. V. Viktorova and   
                 M. M. Kostreva   The application of mathematical methods
                                  to some problems of technological
                                  microbiology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 321--336
              Aldo Tagliani and   
        Yurayh Velásquez   Inverse Laplace transform for
                                  heavy-tailed distributions . . . . . . . 337--345
            Laszlo Antal Veress   Has the nature its own philosophy? . . . 347--350
           Shu-Shiang Huang and   
               Yenkun Huang and   
                  Che-Yuan Tsai   Strong scheme for a stochastic Goursat
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 351--363
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Distinct variants of the KdV equation
                                  with compact and noncompact structures   365--377
            A. Sjöberg and   
                  F. M. Mahomed   Non-local symmetries and conservation
                                  laws for one-dimensional gas dynamics
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 379--397
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Compactons structures for specific
                                  nonlinear dispersive equations . . . . . 399--407
       Malwane M. A. Ananda and   
                Jinadasa Gamage   On steady state availability of a system
                                  with lognormal repair time . . . . . . . 409--416
               Youjian Shen and   
                        Wei Lin   The natural integral equations of plane
                                  elasticity problem and its wavelet
                                  methods  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 417--438
           M. M. Cavalcanti and   
  V. N. Domingos Cavalcanti and   
                   M. L. Santos   Existence and uniform decay rates of
                                  solutions to a degenerate system with
                                  memory conditions at the boundary  . . . 439--465
                    M. A. Wolfe   On first zero crossing points  . . . . . 467--479
                  Xianyi Li and   
                     Deming Zhu   Global asymptotic stability for two
                                  recursive difference equations . . . . . 481--492
                Alemdar Hasanov   Error analysis of a multisingular
                                  inverse coefficient problem for the
                                  Sturm--Liouville operator based on
                                  boundary measurement . . . . . . . . . . 493--524
                E. N. Aksan and   
            A. Özde\cs and   
                        A. Esen   A variational approximation to the
                                  problem of the deflection of a bar . . . 525--531
                 Yuhao Cong and   
                Jianing Cai and   
                  Jiaoxun Kuang   The GPL-stability of Rosenbrock methods
                                  for delay differential equation  . . . . 533--542
        Walid A. Abu-Dayyeh and   
          Sameer A. Al-Subh and   
              Hassen A. Muttlak   Logistic parameters estimation using
                                  simple random sampling and ranked set
                                  sampling data  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 543--554
          S. Alonso-Quesada and   
                   M. De la Sen   Robust adaptive control of discrete
                                  nominally stabilizable plants  . . . . . 555--583
                 Jinru Chen and   
                     Junzhi Cui   Two-scale finite element method for
                                  nonselfadjoint elliptic problems with
                                  rapidly oscillatory coefficients . . . . 585--601

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 150, Number 3, March 17, 2004

                 G. Dattoli and   
                P. E. Ricci and   
                    P. Pacciani   Comments on the theory of Bessel
                                  functions with more than one index . . . 603--610
              Chuan-zhi Bai and   
                  Jin-xuan Fang   The existence of a positive solution for
                                  a singular coupled system of nonlinear
                                  fractional differential equations  . . . 611--621
          H. I. Abdel-Gawad and   
                 A. M. El-Shrae   Symmetric patterns in the Dirichlet
                                  problem for a two-cell cubic
                                  autocatalytor reaction model . . . . . . 623--645
                 Jianguo Si and   
              Weinian Zhang and   
                  Gwang-Hui Kim   Analytic solutions of an iterative
                                  functional differential equation . . . . 647--659
                 R. Quintanilla   Exponential stability in porous media
                                  problem saturated by multiple immiscible
                                  fluids . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 661--668
       Moawwad E. A. El-Mikkawy   On the inverse of a general tridiagonal
                                  matrix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 669--679
            A. A. M. Teamah and   
                  H. S. Bakouch   Asymptotic statistical properties of
                                  spectral estimates with different tapers
                                  for discrete time processes  . . . . . . 681--695
                   Y. \cSahiner   On oscillation of second order neutral
                                  type delay differential equations  . . . 697--706
                      R. Barrio   Algorithms for the integration and
                                  derivation of Chebyshev series . . . . . 707--717
                  Jenq-Der Chen   New stability criteria for a class of
                                  neutral systems with discrete and
                                  distributed time-delays: an LMI approach 719--736
                Shihua Chen and   
                  Feng Wang and   
                     Todd Young   Positive periodic solution of
                                  two-species ratio-dependent
                                  predator--prey system with time delay in
                                  two-patch environment  . . . . . . . . . 737--748
                    Hui Guo and   
                   Hongxing Rui   Least-squares Galerkin procedures for
                                  parabolic integro-differential equations 749--762
          Salah M. El-Sayed and   
                   Do\ugan Kaya   Comparing numerical methods for
                                  Helmholtz equation model problem . . . . 763--773
     Muhammet Yürüsoy   Group classification of unsteady
                                  boundary layer equations of a class of
                                  non-Newtonian fluids . . . . . . . . . . 775--783
            Márton Makai   Reroute sequence planning in
                                  telecommunication networks and compact
                                  vector summation . . . . . . . . . . . . 785--801
                      Ali Sever   A stability estimate of an inverse
                                  problem in financial prospection . . . . 803--810
                   Qing Tao and   
                    Xin Liu and   
                   Meisheng Xue   A dynamic genetic algorithm based on
                                  continuous neural networks for a kind of
                                  non-convex optimization problems . . . . 811--820
         Ercan Çelik and   
                 Mustafa Bayram   A numerical solution of the elasticity
                                  problem of settled of the wronkler
                                  ground with variable coefficients  . . . 821--831
               Hakan \cSim\csek   On the lateral Cauchy problem  . . . . . 833--839
                E. Babolian and   
                  J. Biazar and   
                   A. R. Vahidi   A new computational method for Laplace
                                  transforms by decomposition method . . . 841--846
                E. Babolian and   
                  J. Biazar and   
                   A. R. Vahidi   Solution of a system of nonlinear
                                  equations by Adomian decomposition
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 847--854
                V. S. Troynikov   Use of weak quasi-solutions of the
                                  Fredholm first-kind equation in problems
                                  with scarce data . . . . . . . . . . . . 855--863
                  Zhong-Yun Liu   A note on the determinant formulas
                                  computation of generalized inverse
                                  matrix Padé approximation . . . . . . . . 865--873
                    Jungho Yoon   On the stationary $L_p$-approximation
                                  power to derivatives by radial basis
                                  function interpolation . . . . . . . . . 875--887
                      Anonymous   Author Index to Volume 150 . . . . . . . 889--893
                      Anonymous   Author Index to Volumes 141--150 . . . . 895--926


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 151, Number 1, March 30, 2004

         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
         A. R. Amirteimoori and   
                 S. Kordrostami   Multi-component performance, progress
                                  and regress measurement and shared
                                  inputs and outputs in DEA for panel
                                  data: an application in commercial bank
                                  branches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--16
                Qinghong Li and   
                     Xinyuan Wu   A two-step explicit $P$-stable method of
                                  high phase-lag order for second order
                                  IVPs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17--26
               Jieyong Zhou and   
                      Yimin Wei   Stagnation analysis of DGMRES  . . . . . 27--39
                   Anjan Biswas   Adiabatic dynamics of non-Kerr law
                                  solitons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41--52
                 Bing Zheng and   
                    R. B. Bapat   Characterization of generalized inverses
                                  by a rank equation . . . . . . . . . . . 53--67
                   A. El-Gohary   On the control of a rigid body motion
                                  affected by stochastic white Gaussian
                                  noises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69--80
                     R. Thukral   Introduction to the improved Levin-type
                                  algorithms for accelerating convergence
                                  of sequence  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81--93
               Takao Hanada and   
           Naoyuki Ishimura and   
               Masaaki Nakamura   Stable finite difference scheme for a
                                  model equation of phase separation . . . 95--104
                   T. Hayat and   
                Masood Khan and   
                        M. Ayub   Exact solutions of flow problems of an
                                  Oldroyd-B fluid  . . . . . . . . . . . . 105--119
              Ahmed. A. El-Enna   Analytical treatment of the earth
                                  oblateness and solar radiation pressure
                                  effects on an artificial satellite: II
                                  --- The solution . . . . . . . . . . . . 121--145
       Moawwad E. A. El-Mikkawy   A note on the Stirling matrix of the
                                  second kind  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147--151
                   T. Hayat and   
                  S. Nadeem and   
                      S. Asghar   Periodic unidirectional flows of a
                                  viscoelastic fluid with the fractional
                                  Maxwell model  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153--161
                 Awad El-Gohary   On the orientation of a rigid body using
                                  point masses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163--179
              Alberto d'Onofrio   Mixed pulse vaccination strategy in
                                  epidemic model with realistically
                                  distributed infectious and latent times  181--187
              D. L. Bennett and   
                  S. A. Gourley   Asymptotic properties of a delay
                                  differential equation model for the
                                  interaction of glucose with plasma and
                                  interstitial insulin . . . . . . . . . . 189--207
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
                   M. Sanei and   
      F. Hosseinzadeh Lotfi and   
                       N. Shoja   Using the gradient line for ranking DMUs
                                  in DEA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 209--219
Ayegül Akyüz-Dacìo\uglu   Chebyshev polynomial solutions of
                                  systems of linear integral equations . . 221--232
                Ammar M. Sarhan   Parameter estimations in linear failure
                                  rate model using masked data . . . . . . 233--249
          Ahmed H. El-Bassiouny   Asymptotic inference for LSE in
                                  multivariate continuous regression
                                  models with long-memory random fields    251--262
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
                M. Khodabakhshi   Suitable combination of inputs for
                                  improving outputs in DEA with
                                  determining input congestion:
                                  Considering textile industry of China    263--273
                   S. Z. Hassan   On delayed dynamical duopoly . . . . . . 275--286
                     Ji-Huan He   The homotopy perturbation method for
                                  nonlinear oscillators with
                                  discontinuities  . . . . . . . . . . . . 287--292
                     Ji-Huan He   Solution of nonlinear equations by an
                                  ancient Chinese algorithm  . . . . . . . 293--297
                      Anonymous   Editorial board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 151, Number 2, April 5, 2004

                    Xianlong Fu   Controllability of abstract neutral
                                  functional differential systems with
                                  unbounded delay  . . . . . . . . . . . . 299--314
                S. Nakamori and   
          A. Hermoso-Carazo and   
J. Jiménez-López and   
        J. Linares-Pérez   Chandrasekhar-type filter for a
                                  wide-sense stationary signal from
                                  uncertain observations using covariance
                                  information  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 315--325
          M. A. Abd El-Naby and   
    Elsayed M. E. Elbarbary and   
             Nader Y. AbdElazem   Finite difference solution of radiation
                                  effects on MHD unsteady free-convection
                                  flow over vertical porous plate  . . . . 327--346
       Ahmed S. El-Karamany and   
                 Magdy A. Ezzat   Boundary integral equation formulation
                                  for the generalized
                                  thermoviscoelasticity with two
                                  relaxation times . . . . . . . . . . . . 347--362
          Cemil Tunç and   
              Ercan Tunç   On the asymptotic behaviour of solutions
                                  of certain non-autonomous differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 363--378
              Dongming Zhou and   
               Liming Zhang and   
                      Jinde Cao   On global exponential stability of
                                  cellular neural networks with
                                  Lipschitz-continuous activation function
                                  and variable delays  . . . . . . . . . . 379--392
  Ercan Çelìk and   
                 Arzu Aykut and   
                 Mustafa Bayram   The modified successive approximations
                                  method and Padé approximants for solving
                                  the differential equation with variant
                                  retarded argument  . . . . . . . . . . . 393--400
           Samira T. Bishay and   
          Adel A. S. Abo Seliem   Transient response of a vertical
                                  electric dipole above a two-layer medium 401--410
          Adel A. S. Abo Seliem   Evaluation of the transient
                                  electromagnetic field in evaporation
                                  duct . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 411--421
                 H. J. Ding and   
                 H. M. Wang and   
                     W. Q. Chen   Analytical solution of a special
                                  non-homogeneous pyroelectric hollow
                                  cylinder for piezothermoelastic
                                  axisymmetric plane strain dynamic
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 423--441
              K. Maleknejad and   
                     H. Safdari   Parallel algorithm for solving linear
                                  systems arising from PDE and integral
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 443--453
                 Magdy A. Ezzat   Free convection effects on extracellular
                                  fluid in the presence of a transverse
                                  magnetic field . . . . . . . . . . . . . 455--482
             Chou-Chen Yang and   
              Ting-Yi Chang and   
               Min-Shiang Hwang   A $(t,n)$ multi-secret sharing scheme    483--490
            H. M. El-Owaidy and   
                   A. A. Moniem   Switching effect of predation on global
                                  large size prey species exhibiting group
                                  defence  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 491--499
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
                M. Khodabakhshi   Determining assurance interval for
                                  non-Archimedean element in the improving
                                  outputs model in DEA . . . . . . . . . . 501--506
             Andrew G. Hart and   
         Servet Martínez   Sequential dynamics of high order
                                  polynomial automata networks: an
                                  application to the Erlang fixed-point
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 507--522
                  Ekrem Sava\cs   Necessary conditions for inclusion
                                  relations for absolute summability . . . 523--531
          Salah M. El-Sayed and   
             Asmaa M. Al-Dbiban   On positive definite solutions of the
                                  nonlinear matrix equation $X + A^*
                                  X^{-n} A = I$  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 533--541
              Saad Zagloul Rida   On the generalized ultraspherical or
                                  Gegenbauer functions of fractional
                                  orders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 543--565
                  Mehdi Dehghan   Three-level techniques for
                                  one-dimensional parabolic equation with
                                  nonlinear initial condition  . . . . . . 567--579
             Aytekin Gülle   On the numerical solution of quasilinear
                                  wave equation with strong dissipative
                                  term . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 581--588
               Leechae Jang and   
                Taekyun Kim and   
                   Dal-Won Park   Kummer congruence for the Bernoulli
                                  numbers of higher order  . . . . . . . . 589--593

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 151, Number 3, April 15, 2004

                   Tunay Bilgin   Lacunary strong $A$-convergence with
                                  respect to a sequence of modulus
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 595--600
                     M. Zakaria   Problem in electromagnetic free
                                  convection flow of a micropolar fluid
                                  with relaxation time through a porous
                                  medium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 601--613
               Pui-Kit Chan and   
               Wai-Ki Ching and   
                  Siu-Pang Yung   Optimal strategies in equity securities
                                  and derivatives  . . . . . . . . . . . . 615--643
          Hassen A. Muttlak and   
               Walid Abu-Dayyeh   Weighted modified ranked set sampling
                                  methods  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 645--657
        Muhammad Aslam Noor and   
            Khalida Inayat Noor   Self-adaptive projection algorithms for
                                  general variational inequalities . . . . 659--670
                 Hyang-Sook Lee   A self-pairing map and its applications
                                  to cryptography  . . . . . . . . . . . . 671--678
           Lokenath Debnath and   
                      Xingye Xu   The existence of positive entire
                                  solutions to singular nonlinear
                                  polyharmonic equations in $R^n$  . . . . 679--688
                  M. Aouadi and   
              A. S. El-Karamany   The relaxation effects of volume
                                  properties in two-dimensional
                                  generalized thermoviscoelastic problem   689--711
               N. T. Eldabe and   
               M. El-Shahed and   
                     M. Shawkey   An extension of the finite Hankel
                                  transform  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 713--717
                Zhi-Hao Cao and   
                    Xiao-Yun Yu   A note on weighted FOM and GMRES for
                                  solving nonsymmetric linear systems  . . 719--727
                  M. Akhmet and   
                       A. Zafer   Controllability of two-point nonlinear
                                  boundary-value problems by the
                                  numerical-analytic method  . . . . . . . 729--744
                       Xian Liu   The impelling function method applied to
                                  global optimization  . . . . . . . . . . 745--754
             Ebrahim A. Youness   Characterization of efficient solutions
                                  of multi-objective E-convex programming
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 755--761
Ahmet Küçük and   
              Osman Gürsoy   On the invariants of Bertrand trajectory
                                  surface offsets  . . . . . . . . . . . . 763--773
               Do\ugan Kaya and   
                Ibrahim E. Inan   Exact and numerical traveling wave
                                  solutions for nonlinear coupled
                                  equations using symbolic computation . . 775--787
                 Zhixue Luo and   
                Wan-Tong Li and   
                   Miansen Wang   Optimal harvesting control problem for
                                  linear periodic age-dependent population
                                  dynamics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 789--800
           Broderick O. Oluyede   On local dependence and stochastic
                                  inequalities with applications to
                                  contingency tables . . . . . . . . . . . 801--813
                 Xian Zhang and   
             Steve Thompson and   
                 Guang-Ren Duan   Full-column rank solutions of the matrix
                                  equation AV = EVJ  . . . . . . . . . . . 815--826
            H. M. El-Owaidy and   
                A. M. Ahmed and   
                      Z. Elsady   Global attractivity of the recursive
                                  sequence $x_{n+1} = (\alpha - \beta
                                  x_{n-1})/(\gamma + x_n)$ . . . . . . . . 827--833
                Yepeng Xing and   
                      Maoan Han   A new approach to stability of impulsive
                                  functional differential equations  . . . 835--847
           Rashad A. Abdel-Baky   On a line congruence which has the
                                  parameter ruled surfaces as principal
                                  ruled surfaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . 849--862
                A. Ma\ugden and   
                  A. A. Salimov   Geodesics for complete lifts of affine
                                  connections in tensor bundles  . . . . . 863--868
                   M. T. Rashed   Lagrange interpolation to compute the
                                  numerical solutions of differential,
                                  integral and integro-differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 869--878
               Wan-Sheng He and   
                Wan-Tong Li and   
                    Xin-Xue Yan   Global attractivity of the difference
                                  equation $x_{n+1} = \alpha +
                                  (x_{n-k}/x_n)$ . . . . . . . . . . . . . 879--885
                     Ji-Huan He   He Chengtian's inequality and its
                                  applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 887--891
                Cem Kadilar and   
                    Hulya Cingi   Ratio estimators in simple random
                                  sampling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 893--902
                      Anonymous   Author Index to Volume . . . . . . . . . 903--907


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 152, Number 1, April 26, 2004

                H. K. El-Sayied   Study on generalized convex fuzzy bodies 1--8
                     Ji-Huan He   Zu--Geng's axiom vs Cavalieri's theory   9--15
                 Shiping Lu and   
                  Weigao Ge and   
                   Zuxiou Zheng   Periodic solutions to neutral
                                  differential equation with deviating
                                  arguments  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17--27
                   Cenk Ke\csan   Taylor polynomial solutions of second
                                  order linear partial differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29--41
                  Yimin Wei and   
                   Naimin Zhang   Further note on constraint
                                  preconditioning for nonsymmetric
                                  indefinite matrices  . . . . . . . . . . 43--46
              Minoru Tabata and   
                 Nobuoki Eshima   The behavior of stochastic agent-based
                                  models when the number of agents and the
                                  time variable tend to infinity . . . . . 47--70
           Kailash C. Madan and   
         Amjad D. Al-Nasser and   
          Abedel-Qader Al-Masri   On $M^{[x]} / G_1 \choose G_2 / 1$ queue
                                  with optional re-service . . . . . . . . 71--88
            Hassan N. A. Ismail   Unique solvability of restrictive Padé
                                  and restrictive Taylor's approximations  89--97
              Jiandong Zhao and   
                     Jifa Jiang   Permanence in nonautonomous
                                  Lotka--Volterra system with
                                  predator--prey . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99--109
                  Xiaojing Yang   Boundedness of solutions for reversible
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111--126
       Bilender P. Allahverdiev   Dissipative eigenvalue problems for a
                                  singular Dirac system  . . . . . . . . . 127--139
                Alemdar Hasanov   The determination of the leading
                                  coefficient in the monotone potential
                                  Sturm--Liouville operator from boundary
                                  measurements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141--162
         Kerem Yamaç and   
               Durmu\cs Bozkurt   On stability of discrete-time interval
                                  matrices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163--167
       F. N. M. Al-Showaikh and   
                  E. H. Twizell   One-dimensional measles dynamics . . . . 169--194
                Abdullah Kaplan   Construction of differential equations
                                  using quasi-elliptic functions . . . . . 195--198
            Muhammad Aslam Noor   Some developments in general variational
                                  inequalities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199--277
                   Do\ugan Kaya   An application of the decomposition
                                  method for the KdVB equation . . . . . . 279--288
                 Mustafa Bayram   Application of computer algebra matrix
                                  operation techniques to the control of
                                  metabolic networks . . . . . . . . . . . 289--297
                      Anonymous   Editorial board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 152, Number 2, May 5, 2004

               Angail A. Samaan   State space formulation for
                                  magnetohydrodynamic free convection flow
                                  with two relaxation times  . . . . . . . 299--321
            I. A. Hassanien and   
               A. H. Essawy and   
                   N. M. Moursy   Natural convection flow of micropolar
                                  fluid from a permeable uniform heat flux
                                  surface in porous medium . . . . . . . . 323--335
                   Wen-Xian Lin   Some oscillation theorems for systems of
                                  even order quasilinear partial
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 337--349
                    Wan-Tong Li   Classifications and existence of
                                  positive solutions of higher-order
                                  nonlinear neutral difference equations   351--366
                     Ji-Huan He   Some interpolation formulas in Chinese
                                  ancient mathematics  . . . . . . . . . . 367--371
                Shiuh-Jeng Wang   Threshold verification scheme to a
                                  valid-signature using identity only on
                                  specialized approval . . . . . . . . . . 373--383
                 Mini Ghosh and   
            Peeyush Chandra and   
               Prawal Sinha and   
                   J. B. Shukla   Modelling the spread of
                                  carrier-dependent infectious diseases
                                  with environmental effect  . . . . . . . 385--402
               Do\ugan Kaya and   
              Salah M. El-Sayed   A numerical simulation and explicit
                                  solutions of the generalized
                                  Burgers--Fisher equation . . . . . . . . 403--413
              Jinling Liang and   
                      Jinde Cao   Global asymptotic stability of
                                  bi-directional associative memory
                                  networks with distributed delays . . . . 415--424
          Werner Hürlimann   Measuring operational risk using a mean
                                  scaled individual risk model . . . . . . 425--447
               O. Nakoulima and   
                  N. Zahibo and   
              E. Pelinovsky and   
                T. Talipova and   
                A. Slunyaev and   
                      A. Kurkin   Analytical and numerical studies of the
                                  variable-coefficient Gardner equation    449--471
              J. A. DiCarlo and   
                  H. M. Yun and   
                    J. B. Hurst   Fracture mechanisms for SiC fibers and
                                  SiC/SiC composites under stress-rupture
                                  conditions at high temperatures  . . . . 473--481
                Yongli Song and   
                Yahong Peng and   
                      Maoan Han   Travelling wavefronts in the diffusive
                                  single species model with Allee effect
                                  and distributed delay  . . . . . . . . . 483--497
                Yonghui Liu and   
                    Musheng Wei   Rank equalities for submatrices in
                                  generalized inverse $M_{T,S}^{(2)}$ of
                                  $M$  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 499--504
                  Shujin Wu and   
                   Dong Han and   
                 Xianzhang Meng   $p$-Moment stability of stochastic
                                  differential equations with jumps  . . . 505--519
              U\ugur Yücel   Calculation of leakage and dynamic
                                  coefficients of stepped labyrinth gas
                                  seals  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 521--533
              QuanFang Wang and   
                Dexing Feng and   
                  Daizhan Cheng   Parameters identification problems for
                                  Hopfield-type neural network equations   535--550
                   Do\ugan Kaya   Exact and numerical soliton solutions of
                                  some nonlinear physical models . . . . . 551--560
                   C. Itiki and   
            J. José Neto   Complete automation of the generalized
                                  inverse method for constrained
                                  mechanical systems of particles  . . . . 561--580
                    Biao Li and   
                  Yong Chen and   
              Hengnong Xuan and   
                 Hongqing Zhang   Generalized Riccati equation expansion
                                  method and its application to the ($3 +
                                  1$)-dimensional Jumbo--Miwa equation . . 581--595
                 Zhaosheng Feng   An approximate sine-Gordon equation and
                                  its traveling wave solution in
                                  $(n+1)$-dimensional space  . . . . . . . 597--610

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 152, Number 3, May 13, 2004

                   M. Eissa and   
                     Y. A. Amer   Vibration control of a cantilever beam
                                  subject to both external and parametric
                                  excitation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 611--619
              Stefano De Marchi   On Leja sequences: some results and
                                  applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 621--647
                     Fatma Ayaz   Applications of differential transform
                                  method to differential-algebraic
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 649--657
    Afet Golayo\uglu Fatullayev   Numerical solution of the inverse
                                  problem of determining an unknown source
                                  term in a two-dimensional heat equation  659--666
Ali Fuat Yeniçerio\uglu and   
       Salih Yalçinba\cs   On the stability of the second-order
                                  delay differential equations with
                                  variable coefficients  . . . . . . . . . 667--673
                    Yongge Tian   More on maximal and minimal ranks of
                                  Schur complements with applications  . . 675--692
       Ahmet Ya\csar Özban   Improved convergence criteria for Jacobi
                                  and Gauss--Seidel iterations . . . . . . 693--700
                    Ashok Sahai   On an estimator of normal population
                                  mean and UMVU estimation of its relative
                                  efficiency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 701--708
                   Do\ugan Kaya   Solitary-wave solutions for compound
                                  KdV-type and compound KdV--Burgers-type
                                  equations with nonlinear terms of any
                                  order  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 709--720
                     A. Peinado   Cryptanalysis of LHL-key authentication
                                  scheme . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 721--724
     Maximilian S. Mesquita and   
         Marcelo J. S. de Lemos   Optimal multigrid solutions of
                                  two-dimensional convection--conduction
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 725--742
      Seval (Alku) Çatal   Numerical solution of the thermistor
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 743--757
               Xuezhang Hou and   
                   Sze-Kai Tsui   Analysis and control of a two-link and
                                  three-joint elastic robot arm  . . . . . 759--777
                Wan-Tong Li and   
               Ming-Fei Niu and   
                  Jian-Ping Sun   Existence of positive solutions of BVPs
                                  for second-order nonlinear difference
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 779--798
                  R. K. Mohanty   An operator splitting method for an
                                  unconditionally stable difference scheme
                                  for a linear hyperbolic equation with
                                  variable coefficients in two space
                                  dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 799--806
             Chien-Lung Hsu and   
                   Tzong-Sun Wu   Efficient proxy signature schemes using
                                  self-certified public keys . . . . . . . 807--820
             G. M. Abd El-Latif   On a problem of modified
                                  Lindstedt--Poincaré for certain strongly
                                  non-linear oscillators . . . . . . . . . 821--836
                       Ling Zhu   On the convergent condition of
                                  Newton-like method in parallel circular
                                  iteration for simultaneously finding all
                                  multiple zeros of a polynomial . . . . . 837--846
                De-Sheng Li and   
                Hong-Qing Zhang   Some new types of multisoliton solutions
                                  for the $(2 + 1)$-dimensional
                                  higher-order Broer--Kaup system  . . . . 847--853
                  Xie Ping Ding   Predictor--corrector iterative
                                  algorithms for solving generalized mixed
                                  variational-like inequalities  . . . . . 855--865
               N. T. Eldabe and   
              A. G. El-Saka and   
                   Ashraf Fouad   Thermal-diffusion and diffusion-thermo
                                  effects on mixed free-forced convection
                                  and mass transfer boundary layer flow
                                  for non-Newtonian fluid with temperature
                                  dependent viscosity  . . . . . . . . . . 867--883
        Xamxinur Abdurahman and   
                   Zhidong Teng   On the persistence of a nonautonomous
                                  $n$-species Lotka--Volterra cooperative
                                  system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 885--895
       M. Emin Özdemir and   
U\ugur S. Kìrmacì and   
                 Rahim Ocak and   
                Ali Dönmez   On automorphic and modular forms in the
                                  space of the homogeneous polynomials
                                  with degree $2\ell$ and applications to
                                  the special matrix . . . . . . . . . . . 897--904
                      Anonymous   Author Index to Volume . . . . . . . . . 905--909


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 153, Number 1, May 25, 2004

          M. V. Bartuccelli and   
             J. H. B. Deane and   
                 G. Gentile and   
                  S. A. Gourley   Global attraction to the origin in a
                                  parametrically driven nonlinear
                                  oscillator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--11
             Ercan Çelik   On the numerical solution of chemical
                                  differential--algebraic equations by Padé
                                  series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13--17
        Nassar H. Abdel-All and   
               Fathi M. Hamdoon   A geometric characterisation of
                                  two-parameter spatial motions with many
                                  locally one-dimensional point paths  . . 19--25
            Sheng-gui Zhang and   
                  Sui Sun Cheng   Gröbner basis for an ideal of a
                                  polynomial ring over an algebraic
                                  extension over a field and its
                                  applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27--58
          Gamal M. Abdel-Rahman   The fluid flow in the thin films between
                                  the immobile conic surface . . . . . . . 59--67
              Xiaoping Wang and   
                  Liusheng Liao   Asymptotic behavior of solutions of
                                  delay logistic differential equation
                                  with negative instantaneously terms  . . 69--74
           Anamarija Jazbec and   
              Marko Delimar and   
         Vanja Slavi\'c Vrzi\'c   Simulation model of rubella --- the
                                  effects of vaccination strategies  . . . 75--96
         Ercan Çelik and   
                 Mustafa Bayram   Application of Gröbner basis techniques
                                  to enzyme kinetics . . . . . . . . . . . 97--109
                 \.Ismet Yildiz   On extension of the modular
                                  transformations over the modular group
                                  by reflection  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111--116
              F. S. Mahmoud and   
            M. A. Fath Alla and   
                   M. M. Khalaf   $F-\gamma$-open sets and
                                  $F-\gamma$-continuity in fuzzy
                                  bitopological spaces . . . . . . . . . . 117--126
              F. S. Mahmoud and   
            M. A. Fath Alla and   
                S. M. Abd Ellah   Fuzzy topology on fuzzy sets: fuzzy
                                  semicontinuity and fuzzy semiseparation
                                  axioms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127--140
                M. A. Abdou and   
                   F. A. Salama   Volterra--Fredholm integral equation of
                                  the first kind and spectral
                                  relationships  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141--153
              B. E. Rhoades and   
                  Ekrem Sava\cs   A summability factor theorem and
                                  applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155--163
          Armando Arciniega and   
                   Edward Allen   Extrapolation of difference methods in
                                  option valuation . . . . . . . . . . . . 165--186
                Xiezhang Li and   
                      Yimin Wei   An expression of the Drazin inverse of a
                                  perturbed matrix . . . . . . . . . . . . 187--198
           Hakan \cSim\csek and   
             Mustafa Bayram and   
                   U\ugur Yavuz   A computer program to calculate
                                  Alexander polynomial from Braids
                                  presentation of the given knot . . . . . 199--204
                 M. M. Hosseini   Reducing index method for
                                  differential-algebraic equations with
                                  constraint singularities . . . . . . . . 205--214
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
      F. Hosseinzadeh Lotfi and   
                   N. Shoja and   
                  G. Tohidi and   
                    S. Razavyan   Ranking using $l_1$-norm in data
                                  envelopment analysis . . . . . . . . . . 215--224
                  Xiaojing Yang   Oscillation criterion for a class of
                                  quasilinear differential equations . . . 225--229
                  Xiaojing Yang   Existence of periodic solutions for
                                  quasilinear differential equations . . . 231--237
                M. S. Osman and   
            M. A. Abo-Sinna and   
                 A. H. Amer and   
                     O. E. Emam   A multi-level non-linear multi-objective
                                  decision-making under fuzziness  . . . . 239--252
                E. Babolian and   
                     Sh. Javadi   New method for calculating Adomian
                                  polynomials  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253--259
        Ekrem Kadìo\uglu   On majorization problems associated with
                                  $p$-valently functions of complex order  261--265
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
      F. Hosseinzadeh Lotfi and   
                   N. Shoja and   
                       M. Sanei   An alternative approach for equitable
                                  allocation of shared costs by using DEA  267--274
               Shougao Tang and   
                       Aimin Yu   Generalized variational principle on
                                  nonlinear theory of naturally curved and
                                  twisted beams  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 275--288
              Xiaoping Wang and   
                  Liusheng Liao   Oscillation for even-order delay
                                  difference equations with unstable type  289--299
                E. Babolian and   
                      A. Davari   Numerical implementation of Adomian
                                  decomposition method . . . . . . . . . . 301--305
                      Anonymous   Editorial board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 153, Number 2, June 4, 2004

        Muhammad Aslam Noor and   
                Eisa E. Al-Said   Quartic splines solutions of third-order
                                  obstacle problems  . . . . . . . . . . . 307--316
               Jianfeng Cai and   
                      Yimin Wei   Displacement structure of weighted
                                  pseudoinverses . . . . . . . . . . . . . 317--335
               Hai-Feng Huo and   
                    Wan-Tong Li   Existence and global stability of
                                  periodic solutions of a discrete
                                  predator--prey system with delays  . . . 337--351
                E. Babolian and   
                 Sh. Javadi and   
                     H. Sadeghi   Restarted Adomian method for integral
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 353--359
              U. S. Kirmaci and   
             M. E. Özdemir   On some inequalities for differentiable
                                  mappings and applications to special
                                  means of real numbers and to midpoint
                                  formula  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 361--368
                   Anjan Biswas   Theory of non-Kerr law solitons  . . . . 369--385
                   Anjan Biswas   Solitons in magneto-optic waveguides . . 387--393
                 S. Hizarci and   
                   A. S. \.Ipek   Changes in geometry: invariant areas in
                                  Euclid geometry  . . . . . . . . . . . . 395--401
                Cui Minggen and   
                     Chen Zhong   How to solve nonlinear operator equation
                                  $A(v^2) + Cv = f$  . . . . . . . . . . . 403--416
           E. F. Elshehawey and   
             Z. M. Gharsseldien   Peristaltic transport of three-layered
                                  flow with variable viscosity . . . . . . 417--432
                 Shuxia Han and   
                Zhiwen Duan and   
                        Li Zhou   The uniqueness of nonnegative
                                  $C^1$-solution for nonlinear
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 433--444
              B. E. Rhoades and   
                  Ekrem Sava\cs   Local property of absolute weighted mean
                                  summability of Fourier series  . . . . . 445--452
            A. I. El-Gohary and   
                   T. S. Tawfik   Optimal control of the rotational motion
                                  of a rigid body using moving masses  . . 453--465
                   G. L. Silver   Analysis of three-dimensional grids: the
                                  eight-point cube . . . . . . . . . . . . 467--473
                   Fuqi Yin and   
                     Yongkun Li   Positive periodic solutions of a single
                                  species model with feedback regulation
                                  and distributed time delay . . . . . . . 475--484
                Carmen Coll and   
        M\`arius J. Fullana and   
           Elena Sánchez   Reachability and observability indices
                                  of a discrete-time periodic descriptor
                                  system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 485--496
       Amelia García and   
      David J. López and   
            Pablo Martín   On the numerical integration of
                                  oscillatory problems with multistep
                                  codes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 497--503
                    M. S. Ahmed   Some estimators for a finite population
                                  mean under two-stage sampling using
                                  multivariate auxiliary information . . . 505--511
                Ammar M. Sarhan   Parameter estimations in a general
                                  hazard rate model using masked data  . . 513--536
                  Xiaojing Yang   On the Fredholm alternative for the p
                                  -Laplacian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 537--556
                        Y. Chen   New results on positive periodic
                                  solutions of a periodic
                                  integro-differential competition system  557--565
                Markus Haid and   
                Jan Breitenbach   Low cost inertial orientation tracking
                                  with Kalman filter . . . . . . . . . . . 567--575
                Zhongtai Ma and   
                     Dongtai Ma   Discontinuous oblique derivative
                                  problems for second order quasi-linear
                                  mixed equations in general domains . . . 577--585
                   Xilin Fu and   
                  LieJune Shiau   Oscillation criteria for impulsive
                                  parabolic boundary value problem with
                                  delay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 587--599
                    Mihyun Kang   Random walks on a finite graph with
                                  congestion points  . . . . . . . . . . . 601--610

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 153, Number 3, June 14, 2004

                        Gang Wu   An iterative block Arnoldi algorithm
                                  with modified approximate eigenvectors
                                  for large unsymmetric eigenvalue
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 611--643
                  A. Raptis and   
                C. Perdikis and   
                   H. S. Takhar   Effect of thermal radiation on MHD flow  645--649
      Emmanuel Karlo Nyarko and   
               Rudolf Scitovski   Solving the parameter identification
                                  problem of mathematical models using
                                  genetic algorithms . . . . . . . . . . . 651--658
                Alemdar Hasanov   On existence, uniqueness and convergence
                                  of approximate solution of boundary
                                  value problems related to the nonlinear
                                  operator $Au \colon= -(k((u^\prime)^2)
                                  u^\prime)^\prime + g(u)$ . . . . . . . . 659--672
              Fikri Akdeniz and   
     Güzin Yüksel and   
                 Alan T. K. Wan   The moments of the operational almost
                                  unbiased ridge regression estimator  . . 673--684
              Weiying Zheng and   
               Lung-an Ying and   
                    Peizhu Ding   Numerical solutions of the Schrödinger
                                  equation for the ground lithium by the
                                  finite element method  . . . . . . . . . 685--695
                 Rafael Bru and   
              Sergio Romero and   
           Elena Sánchez   Structural properties of positive
                                  periodic discrete-time linear systems:
                                  canonical forms  . . . . . . . . . . . . 697--719
       E. M. A. Elbashbeshy and   
                 M. A. A. Bazid   The effect of temperature-dependent
                                  viscosity on heat transfer over a
                                  continuous moving surface with variable
                                  internal heat generation . . . . . . . . 721--731
                Hasan Bulut and   
          Mahmut Ergüt and   
                 Vedat Asil and   
             Roza Horvath Bokor   Numerical solution of a viscous
                                  incompressible flow problem through an
                                  orifice by Adomian decomposition method  733--741
               Omar M. Saad and   
               Walied H. Sharif   Stability set for integer linear goal
                                  programming  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 743--750
                     Inan Cinar   The $(p,q,l)$-properties of a
                                  generalized Riesz potential  . . . . . . 751--755
        \.Inan Çinar and   
                     Hakki Duru   The Hardy--Littlewood--Sobolev
                                  inequality for $(\beta,
                                  \gamma)$-distance Riesz potentials . . . 757--762
               Kh. S. Mekheimer   Peristaltic flow of blood under effect
                                  of a magnetic field in a non-uniform
                                  channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 763--777
                 Changming Ding   Intertwined basins of attraction
                                  generated by the stable manifold of a
                                  saddle point . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 779--783
         Sahar Mohammed Ali and   
          N. Abdel-Mottaleb and   
           E. M. El-Shobaky and   
               Wataru Takahashi   Finite co-dimensional Banach spaces and
                                  some bounded recovery problems . . . . . 785--792
              Daniel Franco and   
              Juan J. Nieto and   
                  Donal O'Regan   Existence of solutions for first order
                                  ordinary differential equations with
                                  nonlinear boundary conditions  . . . . . 793--802
      Christian E. Schaerer and   
      Eugenius Kaszkurewicz and   
          Norberto Mangiavacchi   A multilevel Schwarz shooting method for
                                  the solution of the Poisson equation in
                                  two dimensional incompressible flow
                                  simulations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 803--831
                    Jihui Zhang   Existence results for the positive
                                  solutions of nonlinear elliptic systems  833--842
         D. Srinivasacharya and   
                I. Rajyalakshmi   Creeping flow of micropolar fluid past a
                                  porous sphere  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 843--854
                    Namik Yener   A novel computational method for group
                                  velocity in metallic waveguides  . . . . 855--863
                    Zhongli Wei   A class of fourth order singular
                                  boundary value problems  . . . . . . . . 865--884
                 Shiping Lu and   
                      Weigao Ge   Existence of positive periodic solutions
                                  for neutral population model with
                                  multiple delays  . . . . . . . . . . . . 885--902
                      Anonymous   Author Index to Volume 153 . . . . . . . 903--908


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 154, Number 1, June 25, 2004

                Henryk Gzyl and   
               Minaya Villasana   A perturbative approach for
                                  reconstructing diffusion coefficients    1--15
        Hassan N. A. Ismail and   
            Kamal R. Raslan and   
              Ghada S. E. Salem   Solitary wave solutions for the general
                                  KDV equation by Adomian decomposition
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17--29
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
            R. Kazemi Matin and   
                A. Hadi Vencheh   On return to scale of fully efficient
                                  DMUs in data envelopment analysis under
                                  interval data  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31--40
                 Awad El-Gohary   Bayesian estimation of the parameters in
                                  two non-independent component series
                                  system with dependent time failure rate  41--51
                   A. El-Gohary   Bayesian estimations of parameters in a
                                  three state reliability semi-Markov
                                  models . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53--67
                Metin Yaman and   
Ömer Faruk Gözükìzìl   Asymptotic behaviour of the solutions of
                                  inverse problems for pseudo-parabolic
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69--74
        Zdravko Dimitrov Slavov   Structure of the Pareto optimality set
                                  with fixed total resources and
                                  consumption sets . . . . . . . . . . . . 75--81
                Y. N. Reddy and   
         P. Pramod Chakravarthy   An exponentially fitted finite
                                  difference method for singular
                                  perturbation problems  . . . . . . . . . 83--101
              Cemil Tunç   A study of the asymptotic behaviour of
                                  solutions of certain non-autonomous
                                  differential equations of the fifth
                                  order  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103--113
         A. Belleni-Morante and   
                  R. Monaco and   
                 R. Riganti and   
                   F. Salvarani   A numerical approach for inverse
                                  problems in photon transport inside an
                                  interstellar cloud . . . . . . . . . . . 115--126
                    Zong-Yi Lee   Transient thermoelastic problem on the
                                  vapor flow of heat pipe  . . . . . . . . 127--151
               Fu-Zhao Zhou and   
                  Xi-Yan Hu and   
                      Lei Zhang   The solvability conditions for the
                                  inverse problems of symmetric
                                  ortho-symmetric matrices . . . . . . . . 153--166
            Mikâil Et and   
Hìfsì Altinok and   
                    Yavuz Altin   On some generalized sequence spaces  . . 167--173
                    Arshad Khan   Parametric cubic spline solution of two
                                  point boundary value problems  . . . . . 175--182
               Zhang Qi-Min and   
                 Liu Wen-An and   
                    Nie Zan-Kan   Existence, uniqueness and exponential
                                  stability for stochastic age-dependent
                                  population . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183--201
        Hassan N. A. Ismail and   
            Aziza A. Abd Rabboh   A restrictive Padé approximation for the
                                  solution of the generalized Fisher and
                                  Burger--Fisher equations . . . . . . . . 203--210
            Susana Elena Trione   On the multiplicative products of the
                                  $n$-dimensional distributional Hankel
                                  transforms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 211--217
                 G. Dattoli and   
                 B. Germano and   
                    P. E. Ricci   Comments on monomiality, ordinary
                                  polynomials and associated bi-orthogonal
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 219--227
              E. A. Youness and   
                M. E. Elbrolosy   Extension to necessary optimality
                                  conditions in complex programming  . . . 229--237
                S. Nakamori and   
          A. Hermoso-Carazo and   
    J. Linares-Pérez and   
M. I. Sánchez-Rodríguez   Fixed-interval smoothing problem from
                                  uncertain observations with correlated
                                  signal and noise . . . . . . . . . . . . 239--255
            Ammar M. Sarhan and   
           A. S. Al-Ruzaiza and   
              I. A. Alwasel and   
              Awad I. El-Gohary   Reliability equivalence of a
                                  series--parallel system  . . . . . . . . 257--277
                   Yu Zhang and   
                      Jitao Sun   Boundedness of the solutions of
                                  impulsive differential systems with
                                  time-varying delay . . . . . . . . . . . 279--288
                  Jinde Cao and   
                       Jun Wang   Delay-dependent robust stability of
                                  uncertain nonlinear systems with time
                                  delay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 289--297
                      Anonymous   Editorial board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 154, Number 2, July 5, 2004

       I. H. Abdel-Halim Hassan   Differential transformation technique
                                  for solving higher-order initial value
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 299--311
            I. A. Hassanien and   
               A. A. Salama and   
                    A. M. Elaiw   The onset of longitudinal vortices in
                                  mixed convection flow over an inclined
                                  surface in a porous medium with variable
                                  permeability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 313--333
                 Zai-En Hou and   
                   Ke-Cun Zhang   Approximation of multivariate function
                                  by using new multivariate Bernstein
                                  $\alpha$-polynomials . . . . . . . . . . 335--345
                 Lixia Duan and   
                  Qishao Lu and   
              Zaizhong Yang and   
                    Lansun Chen   Effects of diffusion on a
                                  stage-structured population in a
                                  polluted environment . . . . . . . . . . 347--359
                 E. M. E. Zayed   An inverse eigenvalue problem of the
                                  wave equation for a multi-connected
                                  region in $R^2$ together with three
                                  different types of boundary conditions   361--388
                   A. El-Gohary   Estimations of parameters in a three
                                  state reliability semi-Markov model  . . 389--403
  Ercan Çelìk and   
                 Mustafa Bayram   Numerical solution of
                                  differential--algebraic equation systems
                                  and applications . . . . . . . . . . . . 405--413
              Guo-rong Wang and   
                        Jie Sun   A Cramer rule for solution of the
                                  general restricted matrix equation . . . 415--422
                Yavuz Altin and   
            Mikâil Et and   
         Binod Chandra Tripathy   The sequence space
                                  $\vert\bar{N}_p\vert(M,r,q,s)$ on
                                  seminormed spaces  . . . . . . . . . . . 423--430
            Chao-Kuang Chen and   
                 Shih-Shin Chen   Application of the differential
                                  transformation method to a non-linear
                                  conservative system  . . . . . . . . . . 431--441
          Seyfullah Hizarci and   
          Cemalettin I\csik and   
                A. Sabri \.Ipek   On indicator of normals in $E^n$-Euclid
                                  space  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 443--447
Metìn Öztürk and   
 Sìbel Yalçin and   
Mümìn Yamankaradenìz   Convex subclass of harmonic starlike
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 449--459
          Wagdy G. El-Sayed and   
           Ahmed M. A. El-Sayed   On the functional integral equations of
                                  mixed type and integro-differential
                                  equations of fractional orders . . . . . 461--467
                      Dajun Guo   Multiple positive solutions for a class
                                  of nonlinear integro-differential
                                  equations in Banach spaces . . . . . . . 469--485
               Do\ugan Kaya and   
              Salah M. El-Sayed   Adomian's decomposition method applied
                                  to systems of nonlinear algebraic
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 487--493
  Ercan Çelìk and   
                 Mustafa Bayram   The basic successive substitute
                                  approximations method and Padé
                                  approximations to solve the elasticity
                                  problem of settled of the wronkler
                                  ground with variable coefficients  . . . 495--505
                    Kemal Aldas   Application of a two-phase flow model
                                  for hydrogen evolution in an
                                  electrochemical cell . . . . . . . . . . 507--519
                    Lili Du and   
                     Wei Fu and   
                    Mingshu Fan   Oscillatory solutions of delay
                                  hyperbolic system with distributed
                                  deviating arguments  . . . . . . . . . . 521--529
                      K. Q. Lan   Multiple positive solutions of
                                  Hammerstein integral equations and
                                  applications to periodic boundary value
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 531--542
          Maged George Iskander   A fuzzy weighted additive approach for
                                  stochastic fuzzy goal programming  . . . 543--553
      Silvano D. B. Menezes and   
      Eliane A. de Oliveira and   
         Ducival C. Pereira and   
                 Jorge Ferreira   Existence, uniqueness and uniform decay
                                  for the nonlinear beam degenerate
                                  equation with weak damping . . . . . . . 555--565
               Sining Zheng and   
              Wenmiao Liang and   
                    Xianfa Song   Critical exponents in a parabolic system
                                  with inner absorption and coupled
                                  nonlinear boundary flux  . . . . . . . . 567--581
             A. M. Abd-Alla and   
            H. A. H. Hammad and   
                S. M. Abo-Dahab   Rayleigh waves in a magnetoelastic
                                  half-space of orthotropic material under
                                  influence of initial stress and gravity
                                  field  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 583--597

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 154, Number 3, July 15, 2004

                     Lin Fuyong   Orthogonal continuous segmentation
                                  polynomial . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 599--607
         Abdul-Majid Wazwaz and   
                  Alice Gorguis   An analytic study of Fisher's equation
                                  by using Adomian decomposition method    609--620
               Kai Diethelm and   
                Neville J. Ford   Multi-order fractional differential
                                  equations and their numerical solution   621--640
               S. Kanemitsu and   
                 H. Kumagai and   
           H. M. Srivastava and   
                   M. Yoshimoto   Some integral and asymptotic formulas
                                  associated with the Hurwitz Zeta
                                  function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 641--664
                  Hilmi Demiray   A travelling wave solution to the
                                  KdV--Burgers equation  . . . . . . . . . 665--670
                  Mahir Rasulov   The finite differences scheme for the
                                  first order system of nonlinear
                                  differential equations in a class of
                                  discontinuous functions  . . . . . . . . 671--681
                  Hongyong Zhao   Existence and global attractivity of
                                  almost periodic solution for cellular
                                  neural network with distributed delays   683--695
                    J. I. Ramos   Spiral wave break-up and planar front
                                  formation in two-dimensional
                                  reactive--diffusive media with straining 697--711
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   The tanh method for traveling wave
                                  solutions of nonlinear equations . . . . 713--723
                Shy-Der Lin and   
               H. M. Srivastava   Some families of the Hurwitz--Lerch Zeta
                                  functions and associated fractional
                                  derivative and other integral
                                  representations  . . . . . . . . . . . . 725--733
                Sergio Amat and   
             Sonia Busquier and   
                   Sergio Plaza   Dynamics of a family of third-order
                                  iterative methods that do not require
                                  using second derivatives . . . . . . . . 735--746
         \.Ilkay Bakirta\cs and   
                  Hilmi Demiray   Amplitude modulation of nonlinear waves
                                  in a fluid-filled tapered elastic tube   747--767
                    Prasada Rao   A moving domain formulation for modeling
                                  two dimensional open channel transient
                                  flows  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 769--781
                   K. Gopalsamy   Stability of artificial neural networks
                                  with impulses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 783--813
                   Igor Boglaev   Uniform numerical methods on arbitrary
                                  meshes for singularly perturbed problems
                                  with discontinuous data  . . . . . . . . 815--833
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Two classes of variants of the
                                  generalized KdV equations with compact
                                  and noncompact solutions . . . . . . . . 835--846
                     Rui Xu and   
          M. A. J. Chaplain and   
                 F. A. Davidson   Periodic solutions of a predator--prey
                                  model with stage structure for predator  847--870
                       Bing Liu   A note on a nonlocal boundary value
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 871--880
                 Modi H. Alnasr   The $P$-stability of backward
                                  differentiation method for singularly
                                  perturbed Volterra integral equations
                                  with delay argument  . . . . . . . . . . 881--887
                      Anonymous   Author Index to Volume 154 (2004)  . . . 889--893


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 155, Number 1, July 26, 2004

                  Tong Kang and   
               Changfeng Ma and   
                  Guoping Liang   $H$-based $A-\phi$ approaches of
                                  approximating eddy current problem by
                                  way of solving different systems inside
                                  and outside the conductor  . . . . . . . 1--24
           Cha'o-Kuang Chen and   
                   Shin-Ping Ju   Application of differential
                                  transformation to transient
                                  advective--dispersive transport equation 25--38
              F. S. Mahmoud and   
              A. A. Abd-Ellatif   On various weak fuzzy pairwise retracts  39--54
                   Xian Liu and   
        Günther F. Schrack   A heuristic approach for constructing
                                  symmetric Gray codes . . . . . . . . . . 55--63
                S. Nakamori and   
 R. Caballero-Águila and   
          A. Hermoso-Carazo and   
        J. Linares-Pérez   Quadratic estimation from uncertain
                                  observations with white plus coloured
                                  noises using covariance information  . . 65--79
          Ömer Tarakci and   
       H. Hilmi Hacisaliho\uglu   Surfaces at a constant distance from the
                                  edge of regression on a surface  . . . . 81--93
                Y. N. Reddy and   
         P. Pramod Chakravarthy   An initial-value approach for solving
                                  singularly perturbed two-point boundary
                                  value problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95--110
                 Enmin Feng and   
                     Weiyi Qian   A stochastic approach to global
                                  optimization of nonlinear programming
                                  problem with many equality constraints   111--120
               Chengxin Luo and   
                     Enmin Feng   Generalized differential Riccati
                                  equation and indefinite stochastic LQ
                                  control with cross term  . . . . . . . . 121--135
  Predrag S. Stanimirovi\'c and   
               Milan B. Tasi\'c   Partitioning method for rational and
                                  polynomial matrices  . . . . . . . . . . 137--163
                     M. Zakaria   Magnetohydrodynamic viscoelastic
                                  boundary layer flow past a stretching
                                  plate and heat transfer  . . . . . . . . 165--177
                       Bing Liu   Positive solutions of a nonlinear
                                  four-point boundary value problems . . . 179--203
             H. M. Moustafa and   
                  S. G. Ramadan   Updating and asymptotic relative
                                  efficiency of a non-linear discriminant
                                  function estimated from a mixture of two
                                  Gompertz populations . . . . . . . . . . 205--219
               Guorong Wang and   
                     Bing Zheng   The weighted generalized inverses of a
                                  partitioned matrix . . . . . . . . . . . 221--233
             A. M. Abd-Alla and   
            H. A. H. Hammad and   
                S. M. Abo-Dahab   Magneto-thermo-viscoelastic interactions
                                  in an unbounded body with a spherical
                                  cavity subjected to a periodic loading   235--248
        A. S. V. Ravi Kanth and   
                    Y. N. Reddy   Higher order finite difference method
                                  for a class of singular boundary value
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 249--258
              Yuan Gong Sun and   
                   Fan Wei Meng   New oscillation criteria for linear
                                  matrix Hamiltonian systems . . . . . . . 259--268
                E. V. Rossi and   
                D. A. Cicci and   
             J. E. Cochran, Jr.   Existence of periodic motions of a
                                  tether trailing satellite  . . . . . . . 269--281
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
         A. R. Amirteimoori and   
                 S. Kordrostami   Measuring the multi-component efficiency
                                  with shared inputs and outputs in data
                                  envelopment analysis . . . . . . . . . . 283--293
                      Anonymous   Editorial board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 155, Number 2, August 6, 2004

            Domingo Morales and   
              Leandro Pardo and   
     Laureano Santamaría   Bootstrap confidence regions in
                                  multinomial sampling . . . . . . . . . . 295--315
              K. Maleknejad and   
                 F. Mirzaee and   
                  S. Abbasbandy   Solving linear integro-differential
                                  equations system by using rationalized
                                  Haar functions method  . . . . . . . . . 317--328
                    S. E. Abbas   Fuzzy $S$-irresolute mappings  . . . . . 329--343
         Ahmet Yücesan and   
A. Ceylan Çöken and   
                 Nihat Ayyildiz   On the Darboux rotation axis of Lorentz
                                  space curve  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 345--351
         Ahmet Yücesan and   
A. Ceylan Çöken and   
             Nihat Ayyildiz and   
              Gerald S. Manning   On the relaxed elastic line on
                                  pseudo-hypersurfaces in pseudo-Euclidean
                                  spaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 353--372
A. Ceylan Çöken and   
                     Abide Tuna   On the quaternionic inclined curves in
                                  the semi-Euclidean space $E_2^4$ . . . . 373--389
                M. S. Osman and   
            M. A. Abo-Sinna and   
                    A. A. Mousa   A solution to the optimal power flow
                                  using genetic algorithm  . . . . . . . . 391--405
                 Bing Zheng and   
                    R. B. Bapat   Generalized inverse $A^{(2)}_{T,S}$ and
                                  a rank equation  . . . . . . . . . . . . 407--415
                   T. Hayat and   
                Masood Khan and   
                      S. Asghar   Magnetohydrodynamic flow of an Oldroyd
                                  $6$-constant fluid . . . . . . . . . . . 417--425
                   Emil Minchev   Forced oscillations of solutions of
                                  systems of hyperbolic equations of
                                  neutral type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 427--438
Zahir Seyidmamedov (Murado\uglu)   A numerical method for coupled
                                  filtration equations in porous media in
                                  presence of the inverse compaction
                                  factor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 439--449
                    Wan-Tong Li   Interval oscillation of second-order
                                  half-linear functional differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 451--468
                Wan-Tong Li and   
             Youssef N. Raffoul   Classification and existence of positive
                                  solutions of systems of Volterra
                                  nonlinear difference equations . . . . . 469--478
               Qi-Min Zhang and   
              Wei-Guo Zhang and   
                    Zan-Kan Nie   Convergence of the Euler scheme for
                                  stochastic functional partial
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 479--492
           Tofigh Allahviranloo   Numerical methods for fuzzy system of
                                  linear equations . . . . . . . . . . . . 493--502
               Shujaat Ali Shah   Experimentation with Newton's extension
                                  to solve nonlinear algebraic equations   503--505
                El Zohny Habiba   Homology and chaotic unfolding of chaos
                                  manifolds  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 507--513
                El Zohny Habiba   On zero dimensional space and its
                                  retraction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 515--519
                Halit Orhan and   
    Hükmi Kiziltunç   A generalization on subfamily of
                                  $p$-valent functions with negative
                                  coefficients . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 521--530
           M. S. Petkovi\'c and   
                  L. Ran\vci\'c   On the guaranteed convergence of the
                                  fourth order simultaneous method for
                                  polynomial zeros . . . . . . . . . . . . 531--543
               D. Anilkumar and   
                         S. Roy   Unsteady mixed convection flow on a
                                  rotating cone in a rotating fluid  . . . 545--561
                 F. Faghihi and   
                       K. Hadad   Numerical solutions of coupled
                                  differential equations and initial
                                  values using Maple software  . . . . . . 563--572
               Tzong-Mou Wu and   
                Chao-Kuang Chen   Kinematics representations of graphical
                                  operation methods  . . . . . . . . . . . 573--590

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 155, Number 3, August 16, 2004

               Hai-Feng Huo and   
                    Wan-Tong Li   Periodic solutions of delayed
                                  Leslie--Gower predator--prey models  . . 591--605
          Sanoe Koonprasert and   
              Kenneth L. Bowers   Block matrix Sinc--Galerkin solution of
                                  the wind-driven current problem  . . . . 607--635
               Dursun Tasci and   
                    Emrah Kilic   On the order-$k$ generalized Lucas
                                  numbers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 637--641
                    Ping He and   
                      D. Q. Cao   Algebraic stability criteria of linear
                                  neutral systems with multiple time
                                  delays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 643--653
     Dragan S. Djordjevi\'c and   
                      Yimin Wei   Operators with equal projections related
                                  to their generalized inverses  . . . . . 655--664
                 Zhixue Luo and   
                 Ze-Rong He and   
                    Wan-Tong Li   Optimal birth control for predator--prey
                                  system of three species with
                                  age-structure  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 665--685
                Yahong Peng and   
                    Yongli Song   Existence of entire large positive
                                  solutions of a semilinear elliptic
                                  system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 687--698
               M. A. Sharaf and   
                   M. A. Banajh   Error analysis for stationary one point
                                  iteration formulae of arbitrary order of
                                  convergence for solving universal
                                  Kepler's equation  . . . . . . . . . . . 699--707
                   Wei Ding and   
                      Maoan Han   Periodic boundary value problem for the
                                  second order impulsive functional
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 709--726
                Norio Konno and   
        Toshihiko Kunimatsu and   
                         Xia Ma   From stochastic partial difference
                                  equations to stochastic cellular
                                  automata through the
                                  ultra-discretization . . . . . . . . . . 727--735
              Changchun Hua and   
               Xinping Guan and   
                       Peng Shi   Robust stabilization of a class of
                                  nonlinear time-delay systems . . . . . . 737--752
       Kshitij Kulshreshtha and   
              Neela Nataraj and   
                   Michael Jung   Performance of a parallel mixed finite
                                  element implementation for fourth order
                                  clamped anisotropic plate bending
                                  problems in distributed memory
                                  environments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 753--777
                     Xinyuan Wu   Two-step Runge--Kutta methods of order
                                  over five with reduced function
                                  evaluations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 779--811
                 Huiyan Zhu and   
               Lihong Huang and   
                   Binxiang Dai   Convergence and periodicity of solutions
                                  for a neural network of two neurons  . . 813--836
              Cemil Tunç   A note on the stability and boundedness
                                  results of solutions of certain fourth
                                  order differential equations . . . . . . 837--843
                     A. Moudafi   An algorithmic approach to prox-regular
                                  variational inequalities . . . . . . . . 845--852
                  M. Z. Liu and   
                    Dongsong Li   Properties of analytic solution and
                                  numerical solution of multi-pantograph
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 853--871
   Mohammad Mehdi Nasrabadi and   
              Ebrahim Nasrabadi   A mathematical-programming approach to
                                  fuzzy linear regression analysis . . . . 873--881
                      Anonymous   Author Index to Volume . . . . . . . . . 883--887


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 156, Number 1, August 25, 2004

                  M. F. El-Amin   Double dispersion effects on natural
                                  convection heat and mass transfer in
                                  non-Darcy porous medium  . . . . . . . . 1--17
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
            A. Hadi Vencheh and   
             A. A. Foroughi and   
                R. Kazemi Matin   Inputs/outputs estimation in DEA when
                                  some factors are undesirable . . . . . . 19--32
                        Susu Li   Displacement structure of the
                                  generalized inverse A$_{T,S}^{(2)}$  . . 33--40
                   Jeong Ja Bae   Uniform decay for the unilateral problem
                                  associated to the Kirchhoff type wave
                                  equations with nonlinear boundary
                                  damping  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41--57
           H. Saberi Najafi and   
                    E. Khaleghi   A new restarting method in the Arnoldi
                                  algorithm for computing the eigenvalues
                                  of a nonsymmetric matrix . . . . . . . . 59--71
             Shin-Jia Hwang and   
                    Yun-Hua Lee   Repairing ElGamal-like multi-signature
                                  schemes using self-certified public keys 73--83
                      Jitao Sun   Stability criteria of impulsive
                                  differential systems . . . . . . . . . . 85--91
                 Zhiting Xu and   
                 Baoguo Jia and   
                     Dongkui Ma   Oscillation theorems for elliptic
                                  equations with damping . . . . . . . . . 93--106
                   Wen-Xian Lin   Oscillation for systems of higher-order
                                  neutral type delay partial differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107--114
           Gautam Choudhury and   
               Madhuchanda Paul   A batch arrival queue with an additional
                                  service channel under $N$-policy . . . . 115--130
                    Zhi-Hao Cao   Semiconvergence of extrapolated
                                  iterative method for singular linear
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131--136
              Antonio Campo and   
                 Biagio Morrone   Meshless approach for computing the heat
                                  liberation from annular fins of tapered
                                  cross section  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137--144
            Muhammad Aslam Noor   Generalized mixed quasi-variational-like
                                  inequalities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145--158
                      Wenyu Sun   Nonmonotone trust region method for
                                  solving optimization problems  . . . . . 159--174
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
       M. Soleimani-damaneh and   
                   E. Nasrabadi   Measure of efficiency in DEA with fuzzy
                                  input--output levels: a methodology for
                                  assessing, ranking and imposing of
                                  weights restrictions . . . . . . . . . . 175--187
                   Do\ugan Kaya   The symmetric tridigonal eigenproblem on
                                  a shared memory multiprocessor: Part I   189--209
C. Sánchez González and   
T. M. García Muñoz   Linear estimation for discrete systems
                                  with uncertain observations: an
                                  application to the correction of
                                  declared incomes in inquiry  . . . . . . 211--233
                  Jing Wang and   
                        Ke Wang   Optimal control of harvesting for single
                                  population . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 235--247
        Mohan K. Kadalbajoo and   
              Vivek K. Aggarwal   Cubic spline for solving singular
                                  two-point boundary value problems  . . . 249--259
                   Do\ugan Kaya   A reliable method for the numerical
                                  solution of the kinetics problems  . . . 261--270
              A. H. Davison and   
                     A. H. Kara   Potential symmetry generators and
                                  associated conservation laws of
                                  perturbed nonlinear equations  . . . . . 271--285
         Moustafa El-Shahed and   
                    Ahmed Salem   On the generalized Navier--Stokes
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 287--293
                      Anonymous   Editorial board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 156, Number 2, September 6, 2004

                 S. Kutluay and   
                        A. Esen   A linearized numerical scheme for
                                  Burgers-like equations . . . . . . . . . 295--305
                 Ju H. Park and   
                 Ho Y. Jung and   
               Jung I. Park and   
                     Suk G. Lee   Decentralized dynamic output feedback
                                  controller design for guaranteed cost
                                  stabilization of large-scale
                                  discrete-delay systems . . . . . . . . . 307--320
                  R. Molina and   
                    A. Vigueras   The planar $n$-body problem: regular
                                  polygon solutions  . . . . . . . . . . . 321--327
                 Yongkun Li and   
                      Lifei Zhu   Positive periodic solutions of nonlinear
                                  functional differential equations  . . . 329--339
               Do\ugan Kaya and   
              Salah M. El-Sayed   A numerical solution of the
                                  Klein--Gordon equation and convergence
                                  of the decomposition method  . . . . . . 341--353
                    Wenyan Chen   The blow-up estimate for heat equations
                                  with non-linear boundary conditions  . . 355--366
\.Ibrahim Büyükyazìcì and   
                 Ertan \.Ibikli   The approximation properties of
                                  generalized Bernstein polynomials of two
                                  variables  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 367--380
              S. Abbasbandy and   
                       B. Asady   The nearest trapezoidal fuzzy number to
                                  a fuzzy quantity . . . . . . . . . . . . 381--386
             A. S. Mohammed and   
                     H. A. Atia   Separation of the Sturm--Liouville
                                  differential operator with an operator
                                  potential  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 387--394
                E. N. Aksan and   
                A. Özde\cs   A numerical solution of Burgers'
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 395--402
              Sh. Al-Sharif and   
                      R. Khalil   On the generator of two parameter
                                  semigroups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 403--414
               Seiichi Nakamori   New design of fixed-lag smoother using
                                  covariance information in linear
                                  discrete-time stochastic systems . . . . 415--426
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
      F. Hosseinzadeh Lotfi and   
                   N. Shoja and   
                  G. Tohidi and   
                    S. Razavyan   Input estimation and identification of
                                  extra inputs in inverse DEA models . . . 427--437
Hernán A. González   On predicting incompressible flows by
                                  using a stabilized finite difference
                                  method with penalty  . . . . . . . . . . 439--454
                A. Ma\ugden and   
                  N. Cengiz and   
                  A. A. Salimov   Horizontal lift of affinor structures
                                  and its applications . . . . . . . . . . 455--461
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
      F. Hosseinzadeh Lofti and   
                      M. Moradi   Sensitivity and stability analysis in
                                  DEA with interval data . . . . . . . . . 463--477
        Mohamed Abdalla Darwish   On nonlinear Fredholm--Volterra integral
                                  equations with hysteresis  . . . . . . . 479--484
                   M. T. Rashed   Numerical solution of functional
                                  differential, integral and
                                  integro-differential equations . . . . . 485--492
                   M. T. Rashed   An algorithm to compute the derivatives
                                  of the function  . . . . . . . . . . . . 493--497
                   M. T. Rashed   Lagrange interpolation to compute the
                                  derivatives of a function  . . . . . . . 499--505
                   M. T. Rashed   Numerical solutions of functional
                                  integral equations . . . . . . . . . . . 507--512
              V. I. Hasanov and   
                   I. G. Ivanov   Solutions and perturbation estimates for
                                  the matrix equations $X \pm A^* X^{-n} A
                                  = Q$ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 513--525
                     Ji-Huan He   Comparison of homotopy perturbation
                                  method and homotopy analysis method  . . 527--539
      Ercan Çelìk   On the numerical solution of
                                  differential--algebraic equations with
                                  index-$2$  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 541--550
              Daya K. Nagar and   
                 Arjun K. Gupta   Percentage points for testing
                                  homogeneity of several univariate
                                  Gaussian populations . . . . . . . . . . 551--561
                   Wen-Xian Lin   A note on oscillation for systems of
                                  high order quasilinear partial
                                  differential equations of neutral type   563--576
      Nasser M. El-Maghraby and   
                Hamdy M. Yossef   State space approach to generalized
                                  thermoelastic problem with
                                  thermomechanical shock . . . . . . . . . 577--586
            Cengiz Çinar   On the positive solutions of the
                                  difference equation $x_{n+1} =
                                  ax_{n-1}/(1 + bx_nx_{n-1})$  . . . . . . 587--590

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 156, Number 3, September 15, 2004

                       J.-H. He   Asymptotology by homotopy perturbation
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 591--596
             Vatan Karakaya and   
               Necip \cSim\csek   On lacunary invariant sequence spaces
                                  defined by a sequence of modulus
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 597--603
                  Zhimin He and   
                 Xianming Zhang   Monotone iterative technique for first
                                  order impulsive difference equations
                                  with periodic boundary conditions  . . . 605--620
                 S. Kutluay and   
                        A. Esen   A B-spline finite element method for the
                                  thermistor problem with the modified
                                  electrical conductivity  . . . . . . . . 621--632
          Bratislav Tasi\'c and   
          Robert M. M. Mattheij   An explicit method for solving flows of
                                  ODE  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 633--652
                Guang Zhang and   
                     Jurang Yan   Existence and nonexistence of eventually
                                  positive solutions for nonlinear neutral
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 653--664
                 Hong-Wu Wu and   
                   Yuan-Tong Xu   The distribution of zeros of solutions
                                  of neutral differential equations  . . . 665--677
                  M. Q. Al-Odat   Transient non-Darcy mixed convection
                                  along a vertical surface in porous
                                  medium with suction or injection . . . . 679--694
                Aishe Zhang and   
                     Ling Zhang   Performance of certain Krylov subspace
                                  methods for solving
                                  convection--diffusion equations  . . . . 695--704
                 Shiping Lu and   
                      Weigao Ge   Periodic solutions of neutral
                                  differential equation with multiple
                                  deviating arguments  . . . . . . . . . . 705--717
                 Lu Shiping and   
                      Ge Weigao   Periodic solutions for a kind of
                                  second-order neutral differential
                                  systems with deviating arguments . . . . 719--732
                 Xiujun Liu and   
                 Jiqing Qiu and   
                    Yanping Guo   Three positive solutions for
                                  second-order $m$-point boundary value
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 733--742
                   Zuodong Yang   Existence of positive bounded entire
                                  solutions for quasilinear elliptic
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 743--754
                 R. O. Al-Seedy   Queuing with fixed and variable channels
                                  considering balking and reneging
                                  concepts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 755--761
                 R. O. Al-Seedy   A transient solution of the
                                  non-truncated queue $M/M/2$ with
                                  balking, and an additional server for
                                  longer queues (Krishnamoorthi
                                  discipline)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 763--769
                   J. Z. Farkas   Stability conditions for the non-linear
                                  McKendrick equations . . . . . . . . . . 771--777
                Asai Asaithambi   A second-order finite-difference method
                                  for the Falkner--Skan equation . . . . . 779--786
               Hai-Feng Huo and   
                    Wan-Tong Li   Periodic solutions of a periodic
                                  Lotka--Volterra system with delays . . . 787--803
              Baodong Zheng and   
                  Chunrui Zhang   Some notes on adjoint matrices over
                                  commutative integral domain  . . . . . . 805--816
                    Yang Xu and   
                    MingZhu Liu   $\mathcal{H}$-stability of linear
                                  $\theta$-method with general variable
                                  stepsize for system of pantograph
                                  equations with two delay terms . . . . . 817--829
                Wenying Shi and   
                  Peiguang Wang   Oscillation criteria of second order
                                  nonlinear matrix differential systems    831--846
                       Lei Wang   A novel method for a class of nonlinear
                                  singular perturbation problems . . . . . 847--856
              Jian-Ping Sun and   
                    Wan-Tong Li   Existence of positive solutions of
                                  boundary value problem for a discrete
                                  difference system  . . . . . . . . . . . 857--870
               Hai-Feng Huo and   
                    Wan-Tong Li   Periodic solution of a delayed
                                  predator--prey system without dominating
                                  instantaneous negative feedback  . . . . 871--882
                      Anonymous   Author Index to Volume 156 . . . . . . . 883--887


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 157, Number 1, September 27, 2004

                       Lei Wang   A new algorithm for solving classical
                                  Blasius equation . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--9
           M. K. Kadalbajoo and   
                   K. K. Sharma   Numerical analysis of singularly
                                  perturbed delay differential equations
                                  with layer behavior  . . . . . . . . . . 11--28
                Wan-Tong Li and   
                  Sui Sun Cheng   Asymptotic properties of the positive
                                  equilibrium of a discrete survival model 29--38
            Rong-Kun Zhuang and   
                     Wan-Ton Li   Interval oscillation criteria for second
                                  order neutral nonlinear differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39--51
                Wan-Tong Li and   
                  Jian-Ping Sun   Existence of positive solutions of BVPs
                                  for third-order discrete nonlinear
                                  difference systems . . . . . . . . . . . 53--64
                    E. E. Ammar   On generalized convexity of fuzzy
                                  variables maps . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65--75
           Xiang-Tuan Xiong and   
                  Chu-Li Fu and   
                   Hong-Fang Li   Central difference schemes in time and
                                  error estimate on a non-standard inverse
                                  heat conduction problem  . . . . . . . . 77--91
          Salah M. El-Sayed and   
                   Do\ugan Kaya   An application of the ADM to seven-order
                                  Sawada--Kotara equations . . . . . . . . 93--101
                   T. Hayat and   
                     R. Naz and   
                      S. Asghar   Hall effects on unsteady duct flow of a
                                  non-Newtonian fluid in a porous medium   103--114
                    Wan-Tong Li   Global stability and oscillation in
                                  nonlinear difference equations of
                                  population dynamics  . . . . . . . . . . 115--125
                     Detong Zhu   A two-piece update of projected Hessian
                                  algorithm with nonmonotonic trust region
                                  method for constrained optimization  . . 127--151
                   Jun Xian and   
                        Wei Lin   Sampling and reconstruction in
                                  time-warped spaces and their
                                  applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153--173
              M. J. Richard and   
                M. Z. Huang and   
                    M. Bouazara   Computer aided analysis and optimal
                                  design of mechanical systems using
                                  vector-network techniques  . . . . . . . 175--200
             M. J. Anabtawi and   
                S. Sathananthan   Stability and convergence via
                                  Lyapunov-like functionals of stochastic
                                  parabolic partial differential equations 201--218
                    Zhi-Hao Cao   Fast iterative solution of stabilized
                                  Navier--Stokes systems . . . . . . . . . 219--241
                   Dingkun Wang   Some topics on weighted Moore--Penrose
                                  inverse, weighted least squares and
                                  weighted regularized Tikhonov problems   243--267
                  A. A. Soliman   On stability for impulsive perturbed
                                  systems via cone-valued Lyapunov
                                  function method  . . . . . . . . . . . . 269--279
                     Ji-Huan He   Variational principle for non-Newtonian
                                  lubrication: Rabinowitsch fluid model    281--286
                  Xiaoping Wang   Oscillation for higher order nonlinear
                                  delay differential equations . . . . . . 287--294
                      Anonymous   Editorial board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 157, Number 2, October 5, 2004

               Guorong Wang and   
                     Bing Zheng   The reverse order law for the
                                  generalized inverse $A^{(2)}_{T,S}$  . . 295--305
            A. M. El-Naggar and   
             A. M. Abd-Alla and   
                    M. A. Fahmy   The propagation of thermal stresses in
                                  an infinite elastic slab . . . . . . . . 307--312
               Jieyong Zhou and   
                      Yimin Wei   DFOM algorithm and error analysis for
                                  projection methods for solving singular
                                  linear system  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 313--329
               Abdulkadir Dogan   A Galerkin finite element approach to
                                  Burgers' equation  . . . . . . . . . . . 331--346
             E. Tunç and   
                O. Sh. Muhtarov   Fundamental solutions and eigenvalues of
                                  one boundary-value problem with
                                  transmission conditions  . . . . . . . . 347--355
                 M. P. Markakis   On the reduction of non-linear
                                  oscillator-equations to Abel forms . . . 357--368
                    S. E. Abbas   Fuzzy $\beta$-irresolute functions . . . 369--380
                  E. Hausenblas   A note on space approximation of
                                  parabolic evolution equations  . . . . . 381--392
                   Zhen-Jun Shi   Convergence of line search methods for
                                  unconstrained optimization . . . . . . . 393--405
             Jian-Qiang Sun and   
                Zhong-Qi Ma and   
                  Meng-Zhao Qin   RKMK method of solving non-damping LL
                                  equations and ferromagnet chain
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 407--424
                Zhang Zhang and   
                   Guozhen Xiao   New multisignature scheme for specified
                                  group of verifiers . . . . . . . . . . . 425--431
                 Shiping Lu and   
                      Weigao Ge   Existence of periodic solutions for a
                                  kind of second-order neutral functional
                                  differential equation  . . . . . . . . . 433--448
                Yonghui Xia and   
                Fengde Chen and   
                Anping Chen and   
                      Jinde Cao   Existence and global attractivity of an
                                  almost periodic ecological model . . . . 449--475
              Cemil Tunç   An instability result for certain system
                                  of sixth order differential equations    477--481
   Ahmet Küçük   On the developable time-like trajectory
                                  ruled surfaces in a Lorentz $3$-space
                                  $\mathbb{R}^3_1$ . . . . . . . . . . . . 483--489
             A. Gökhan and   
                R. Çolak   The double sequences spaces $c_2^P(p)$
                                  and $c_2^{PB}(p)$  . . . . . . . . . . . 491--501
          Magdy A. El-Tawil and   
         Ahmed A. Bahnasawi and   
               Ahmed Abdel-Naby   Solving Riccati differential equation
                                  using Adomian's decomposition method . . 503--514
                H. A. Abdusalam   Analytic and approximate solutions for
                                  Nagumo telegraph reaction diffusion
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 515--522
          Salah M. El-Sayed and   
                   Do\ugan Kaya   The decomposition method for solving $(2
                                  + 1)$-dimensional Boussinesq equation
                                  and $(3 + 1)$-dimensional KP equation    523--534
                  Jenq-Der Chen   Robust control for uncertain neutral
                                  systems with time-delays in state and
                                  control input via LMI and GAs  . . . . . 535--548
                  Mehdi Dehghan   Application of the Adomian decomposition
                                  method for two-dimensional parabolic
                                  equation subject to nonstandard boundary
                                  specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . 549--560
    Mehmet Güngör and   
            Mikâil Et and   
                    Yavuz Altin   Strongly $(V_\sigma, \lambda,
                                  q)$-summable sequences defined by Orlicz
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 561--571
                M. A. Fath Alla   Strong and ultra separation axioms on
                                  $L$-fuzzy topological spaces . . . . . . 573--587
      Adel A. S. Abo Seliem and   
                        F. Maiz   Evaluation of the electric field
                                  strength above a two layer medium  . . . 589--598

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 157, Number 3, October 15, 2004

      A. Dilek Güngör   Lower bounds for the norms of
                                  Cauchy--Toeplitz and Cauchy--Hankel
                                  matrices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 599--604
                 Yanhua Cao and   
                   Jianzhou Liu   Uniqueness of matrix $m$th root  . . . . 605--622
                       Ling Zhu   On the convergent conditions of
                                  Durand--Kerner method in parallel
                                  circular iteration of single-step and
                                  double-step  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 623--636
         Murat Özdemir and   
                 Sezgin Akbulut   A fixed point theorem for multivalued
                                  maps in hyperconvex spaces . . . . . . . 637--642
        Muhammad Aslam Noor and   
        Khalida Inayat Noor and   
                Kamel Al-Khaled   Predictor--corrector methods for general
                                  mixed quasi variational inequalities . . 643--652
            Muhammad Aslam Noor   On a class of nonconvex equilibrium
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 653--666
                 Hakki Duru and   
                  Aytekin Gulle   Some specialties of the solutions of the
                                  differential equations in Banach space   667--675
         Cafer Aydìn and   
           Feyzì Ba\csar   Some new difference sequence spaces  . . 677--693
         Sinan Çalik and   
        Mehmet Güngör   On the expected values of the sample
                                  maximum of order statistics from a
                                  discrete uniform distribution  . . . . . 695--700
                  Peter Zhidkov   A method for solving differential
                                  equations via approximation theory . . . 701--711
               Xing-Xue Yan and   
                    Wan-Tong Li   Dynamic behavior of a recursive sequence 713--727
               Narn-Yih Lee and   
                  Ming-Feng Lee   Further improvement on the modified
                                  authenticated key agreement scheme . . . 729--733
            Kamel Al-Khaled and   
                 Dogan Kaya and   
            Muhammad Aslam Noor   Numerical comparison of methods for
                                  solving parabolic equations  . . . . . . 735--743
                Qiaozhen Ma and   
                 Chengkui Zhong   Existence of strong global attractors
                                  for hyperbolic equation with linear
                                  memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 745--758
          Adel A. S. Abo Seliem   The transient electromagnetic field of a
                                  dielectric layer . . . . . . . . . . . . 759--764
              Huaitang Chen and   
                 Hongqing Zhang   New multiple soliton-like solutions to
                                  the generalized $(2 + 1)$-dimensional KP
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 765--773
             Tiberiu Barbat and   
                 Nasser Ashgriz   Planar dynamics of two interacting
                                  bubbles in an acoustic field . . . . . . 775--824
               Tzong-Sun Wu and   
                     Han-Yu Lin   Robust key authentication scheme
                                  resistant to public key substitution
                                  attacks  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 825--833
            Khalida Inayat Noor   Some classes of $p$-valent analytic
                                  functions defined by certain integral
                                  operator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 835--840
                  G. A. Afrouzi   Existence of positive solutions on
                                  indefinite superlinear elliptic
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 841--848
     Muhammet Yürüsoy   Group classification of
                                  three-dimensional boundary layer
                                  equations of a class of non-Newtonian
                                  fluids . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 849--859
           Mahmoud A. Abo-Sinna   Multiple objective (fuzzy) dynamic
                                  programming problems: a survey and some
                                  applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 861--888
                      Anonymous   Author Index to Volume . . . . . . . . . 889--892


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 158, Number 1, October 25, 2004

                     Qi Xie and   
                    Xiu Yuan Yu   Cryptanalysis of Tseng et al.'s
                                  authenticated encryption schemes . . . . 1--5
              Hyun-Sung Kim and   
                  Kee-Young Yoo   AOP arithmetic architectures over
                                  $\mathrm{GF}(2^m)$ . . . . . . . . . . . 7--18
             Arindama Singh and   
                      S. Sheela   Showalter regularization of a singularly
                                  perturbed PDE  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19--28
                 Chang-Hua Lien   An efficient method to design robust
                                  observer-based control of uncertain
                                  linear systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29--44
                Fengde Chen and   
                  Faxin Lin and   
                   Xiaoxin Chen   Sufficient conditions for the existence
                                  positive periodic solutions of a class
                                  of neutral delay models with feedback
                                  control  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45--68
                  Yuan Gong Sun   New Kamenev type oscillation criteria
                                  for linear matrix Hamiltonian systems    69--78
   Marián Slodi\vcka and   
         Lubomír Ba\vnas   A numerical scheme for a
                                  Maxwell--Landau--Lifshitz--Gilbert
                                  system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79--99
          Salah M. El-Sayed and   
                   Do\ugan Kaya   On the numerical solution of the system
                                  of two-dimensional Burgers' equations by
                                  the decomposition method . . . . . . . . 101--109
                E. Momoniat and   
                      H. Laurie   Symmetry analysis of an equation for
                                  constrained optimal transport, modelling
                                  the distribution of ants round a nest    111--120
                 Awad El-Gohary   Bayes estimation of parameters in a
                                  three non-independent component series
                                  system with time dependent failure rate  121--132
                Jong-Wuu Wu and   
             Wen-Liang Hung and   
                  Chih-Hui Tsai   Estimation of parameters of the Gompertz
                                  distribution using the least squares
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133--147
             M. R. Odekunle and   
                  N. D. Oye and   
                 S. O. Adee and   
                R. A. Ademiluyi   A class of inverse Runge--Kutta schemes
                                  for the numerical integration of
                                  singular problems  . . . . . . . . . . . 149--158
              Gi-Sang Cheon and   
             Moawwad El-Mikkawy   Extended symmetric Pascal matrices via
                                  hypergeometric functions . . . . . . . . 159--168
               Narn-Yih Lee and   
                    Pei-Hsiu Ho   Convertible undeniable signature with
                                  subliminal channels  . . . . . . . . . . 169--175
               Xi-Qiang Liu and   
                     Song Jiang   New solutions of the $3 + 1$ dimensional
                                  Jimbo--Miwa equation . . . . . . . . . . 177--184
                Medhat A. Rakha   On the Moore--Penrose generalized
                                  inverse matrix . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185--200
               Takehiro Inohara   Quasi-clusterability of signed graphs
                                  with negative self evaluation  . . . . . 201--215
                   A. Sahai and   
                 R. P. Jaju and   
                 P. M. Mashwama   A new computerizable quadrature formula
                                  using probabilistic approach . . . . . . 217--224
                   N.-Y. Ma and   
                       Feng Liu   A novel analytical scheme to compute the
                                  $n$-fold convolution of exponential-sum
                                  distribution functions . . . . . . . . . 225--235
               J. Digalakis and   
                  K. Margaritis   Performance comparison of memetic
                                  algorithms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 237--252
               Xiaoming Fan and   
                  Shengfan Zhou   Kernel sections for non-autonomous
                                  strongly damped wave equations of
                                  non-degenerate Kirchhoff-type  . . . . . 253--266
               Michael Junk and   
                   Zhaoxia Yang   Asymptotic analysis of finite difference
                                  methods  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 267--301
                      Anonymous   Editorial board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 158, Number 2, November 5, 2004

            Cengiz Çinar   On the positive solutions of the
                                  difference equation system $x_{n+1} =
                                  1/y_n, y_{n+1} = y_n/(x_{n-1} y_{n-1})$  303--305
                    Sheng Zhang   Preconditioned GMRES methods for
                                  discretization equation of nonsymmetric
                                  and indefinite elliptic problem  . . . . 307--317
               Yan-Jun Wang and   
                   Ke-Cun Zhang   Global optimization of nonlinear sum of
                                  ratios problem . . . . . . . . . . . . . 319--330
               Hong-Rui Sun and   
                    Wan-Tong Li   Positive solutions of second-order
                                  half-linear dynamic equations on time
                                  scales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 331--344
                    Shiguo Peng   Positive solutions for first order
                                  periodic boundary value problem  . . . . 345--351
   M. Nuri Kültür and   
                Abdullah Kaplan   A study on ratio of the $\Theta$--Theta
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 353--358
         Stephen L. Keeling and   
                  Roland Bammer   A variational approach to magnetic
                                  resonance coil sensitivity estimation    359--388
                  Xiaojing Yang   Boundedness of solutions for sublinear
                                  reversible systems . . . . . . . . . . . 389--396
                  Xiaojing Yang   Boundedness of solutions of nonlinear p
                                  -Laplacian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 397--417
                    Huaian Diao   Structured perturbations of Drazin
                                  inverse  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 419--432
                          H. Xu   An explicit analytic solution for free
                                  convection about a vertical flat plate
                                  embedded in a porous medium by means of
                                  homotopy analysis method . . . . . . . . 433--443
                 Ramazan Dikici   General recurrences in finite $p$-groups 445--458
    Charalampos Papamanthou and   
    Konstantinos Paparrizos and   
               Nikolaos Samaras   Computational experience with exterior
                                  point algorithms for the transportation
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 459--475
               Takehiro Inohara   Signed graphs with negative self
                                  evaluation and clusterability of graphs  477--487
             Chongguang Cao and   
                 Xian Zhang and   
                   Xiaomin Tang   Reverse order law of group inverses of
                                  products of two matrices . . . . . . . . 489--495
  Abd El Hakeem Abd El Naby and   
         A. E. M. El Misery and   
                 I. I. El Shamy   Effects of an endoscope and fluid with
                                  variable viscosity on peristaltic motion 497--511
          Andrei Bourchtein and   
         Ludmila Bourchtein and   
                   Maxim Naumov   On correctness of the vertical
                                  discretization in numerical weather
                                  prediction models  . . . . . . . . . . . 513--527
                       Wei Ding   Existence of travelling waves in a
                                  lattice dynamical system . . . . . . . . 529--536
               Zhaohui Yuan and   
                   Lihong Huang   All solutions of a class of
                                  discrete-time systems are eventually
                                  periodic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 537--546
                     Pu-yan Nie   A new semi-penalty method for nonlinear
                                  programming  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 547--560
                 Shou-Yuan Yang   Local error estimation for sampling
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 561--572
                A. K. Verma and   
             Sanjay Chandra and   
                  B. K. Dhindaw   An alternative fixed grid method for
                                  solution of the classical one-phase
                                  Stefan problem . . . . . . . . . . . . . 573--584
            M. Boulbrachene and   
                    B. Chentouf   The finite element approximation of
                                  Hamilton--Jacobi--Bellman equations: the
                                  noncoercive case . . . . . . . . . . . . 585--592
                 Zhaosheng Feng   Comment on ``On the extended
                                  applications of Homogeneous Balance
                                  Method'' . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 593--596

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 158, Number 3, November 15, 2004

              Oscar Ascenzi and   
           Lorenzo Pareschi and   
                  Fausto Segala   Convergence of a quadrature formula for
                                  the approximation of stress intensity
                                  factor for planar cracks . . . . . . . . 597--617
                Xin-guo Liu and   
                   Wei-guo Wang   On a class of alternating coefficient
                                  matrices quadratic eigenvalue problem    619--636
                Wei Nian Li and   
                  Maoan Han and   
                   Fan Wei Meng   $H$-oscillation of solutions of certain
                                  vector hyperbolic differential equations
                                  with deviating arguments . . . . . . . . 637--653
            Yousry S. Hanna and   
             Makram Ibrahim and   
                   S. W. Samwel   On using Chebyshev polynomials for
                                  fitting SLR data of artificial
                                  satellites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 655--666
               Xiaofan Yang and   
                  Bill Chen and   
           Graham M. Megson and   
                 David J. Evans   Global attractivity in a recursive
                                  sequence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 667--682
        Ivanka Tr. Angelova and   
                Lubin G. Vulkov   Singularly perturbed differential
                                  equations with discontinuous
                                  coefficients and concentrated factors    683--701
               Xiaofan Yang and   
               Hongjian Lai and   
             David J. Evans and   
               Graham M. Megson   Global asymptotic stability in a
                                  rational recursive sequence  . . . . . . 703--716
                    Joe Hlomuka   The linearized non-stationary problem
                                  for the permeable boundary
                                  Navier--Stokes flows . . . . . . . . . . 717--727
                     Rui Xu and   
          M. A. J. Chaplain and   
                 F. A. Davidson   Persistence and global stability of a
                                  ratio-dependent predator--prey model
                                  with stage structure . . . . . . . . . . 729--744
             Eun Kyoung Lee and   
                  Yong-Hoon Lee   Multiple positive solutions of singular
                                  two point boundary value problems for
                                  second order impulsive differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 745--759
                   Xilin Fu and   
                    Liqin Zhang   Forced oscillation for impulsive
                                  hyperbolic boundary value problems with
                                  delay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 761--780
                 S. M. Amer and   
                     S. Dardery   On a class of nonlinear singular
                                  integral equations with shift on a
                                  closed contour . . . . . . . . . . . . . 781--791
            Cengiz Çinar   On the solutions of the difference
                                  equation $x_{n+1} = x_{n-1}/(-1 +
                                  ax_nx_{n-1})$  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 793--797
       E. M. A. Elbashbeshy and   
                 M. A. A. Bazid   Heat transfer in a porous medium over a
                                  stretching surface with internal heat
                                  generation and suction or injection  . . 799--807
            Cengiz Çinar   On the positive solutions of the
                                  difference equation $x_{n+1} =
                                  x_{n-1}/(1 + ax_nx_{n-1})$ . . . . . . . 809--812
            Cengiz Çinar   On the difference equation $x_{n+1} =
                                  x_{n-1}/(-1 + x_nx_{n-1})$ . . . . . . . 813--816
              S. E. Abu-Youssef   Nonparametric test for monotone variance
                                  residual life class of life
                                  distributions with hypothesis testing
                                  applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 817--826
                 Xinyuan Wu and   
                 Liangsheng Luo   Point monotonicity of maps and its
                                  applications in numerical computation    827--834
Ülkü (Dìnlemez) Ate\cs and   
           \.Ibrahim Ethem Anar   Eigenvalues of the far field operator
                                  for time harmonic acoustic waves by an
                                  inhomogeneous medium and inverse
                                  scattering theory  . . . . . . . . . . . 835--851
              R. K. Mohanty and   
              P. L. Sachdev and   
                     Navnit Jha   An $O(h^4)$ accurate cubic spline TAGE
                                  method for nonlinear singular two point
                                  boundary value problems  . . . . . . . . 853--868
                     R. Thukral   Similarities of the integral Padé
                                  approximants II  . . . . . . . . . . . . 869--885
                      Anonymous   Author Index to Volume . . . . . . . . . 887--891


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 159, Number 1, November 25, 2004

                   Do\ugan Kaya   An application of the modified
                                  decomposition method for two dimensional
                                  sine-Gordon equation . . . . . . . . . . 1--9
                   To Fu Ma and   
                  Jair da Silva   Iterative solutions for a beam equation
                                  with nonlinear boundary conditions of
                                  third order  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11--18
                Yonghui Liu and   
                    Musheng Wei   Rank equalities related to the
                                  generalized inverses $A_{T,S}^{(2)},
                                  B_{T_1,S_1}^{(2)}$ of two matrices $A$
                                  and $B$  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19--28
                D. C. Zhang and   
                         B. Shi   Global behavior of solutions of a
                                  nonlinear difference equation  . . . . . 29--35
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
      F. Hosseinzadeh Lotfi and   
                   N. Shoja and   
                      G. Tohidi   A method for finding efficient DMUs in
                                  DEA Using $0$--$1$ linear programming    37--45
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
            R. Kazemi Matin and   
                A. Hadi Vencheh   On FDH efficiency analysis with interval
                                  data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47--55
                 Jinlin Shi and   
                  Muren Lin and   
                    Jiyang Chen   The calculation for characteristic
                                  multiplier of Hill's equation  . . . . . 57--77
               Youpeng Chen and   
                   Chunhong Xie   Blow-up for a porous medium equation
                                  with a localized source  . . . . . . . . 79--93
            Shiuh-Jeng Wang and   
               Chen-Ming Chuang   Anonymous message communications with
                                  user hierarchy in a multicast system . . 95--112
                         Xin Li   Convergence of the method of fundamental
                                  solutions for solving the boundary value
                                  problem of modified Helmholtz equation   113--125
                Wanrong Cao and   
                Mingzhu Liu and   
                  Zhencheng Fan   MS-stability of the Euler--Maruyama
                                  method for stochastic differential delay
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127--135
           Tzer-Shyong Chen and   
              Yu-Fang Chung and   
                Kuo-Hsuan Huang   A traceable proxy multisignature scheme
                                  based on the elliptic curve cryptosystem 137--145
           Tzer-Shyong Chen and   
            Kuo-Hsuan Huang and   
                  Yu-Fang Chung   Modified cryptographic key assignment
                                  scheme for overcoming the incorrectness
                                  of the CHW scheme  . . . . . . . . . . . 147--155
                   Zhensheng Yu   The bounded smooth reformulation and a
                                  trust region algorithm for semidefinite
                                  complementarity problems . . . . . . . . 157--170
                I. Sapariuc and   
             M. D. Marcozzi and   
                 J. E. Flaherty   A numerical analysis of variational
                                  valuation techniques for derivative
                                  securities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171--198
                   Min Yang and   
                       Qikui Du   A Schwarz alternating algorithm for
                                  elliptic boundary value problems in an
                                  infinite domain with a concave angle . . 199--220
                Wenhai Chen and   
                     Zhengyi Lu   An algorithm for Adomian decomposition
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 221--235
          Gamal M. Abdel-Rahman   Flow of a non-Newtonian power law
                                  through a conical bearing in an applied
                                  magnetic field . . . . . . . . . . . . . 237--246
                   Roman Chapko   An integral equation method for the
                                  numerical analysis of gravity waves in a
                                  channel with free boundary . . . . . . . 247--266
                Asai Asaithambi   Numerical solution of the Falkner--Skan
                                  equation using piecewise linear
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 267--273
               Lin-Zhang Lu and   
               Wai-Ki Ching and   
                  Michael K. Ng   Exact algorithms for singular
                                  tridiagonal systems with applications to
                                  Markov chains  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 275--289
        Hassan N. A. Ismail and   
               Kamal Raslan and   
            Aziza A. Abd Rabboh   Adomian decomposition method for
                                  Burger's--Huxley and Burger's--Fisher
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 291--301
                      Anonymous   Editorial board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 159, Number 2, December 6, 2004

               Seiichi Nakamori   New design of recursive Wiener fixed-lag
                                  smoother in linear discrete-time
                                  stochastic systems . . . . . . . . . . . 303--315
              Young-Ran Lee and   
             Hyang-Sook Lee and   
                     Ho-Kyu Lee   Multi-party authenticated key agreement
                                  protocols from multi-linear forms  . . . 317--331
               Guorong Wang and   
                  Sanzheng Qiao   Solving constrained matrix equations and
                                  Cramer rule  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 333--340
             Aytekin Gülle   Numerical solution of linear wave
                                  equation with strong dissipative term    341--348
              S. Abbasbandy and   
                       B. Asady   Newton's method for solving fuzzy
                                  nonlinear equations  . . . . . . . . . . 349--356
              Wei-Guo Zhang and   
                    Zan-Kan Nie   On admissible efficient portfolio
                                  selection problem  . . . . . . . . . . . 357--371
              \.Idris Da\ug and   
           Bülent Saka and   
                     Dursun Irk   Application of cubic B-splines for
                                  numerical solution of the RLW equation   373--389
                     Zuhua Shao   Improvement of digital signature with
                                  message recovery using self-certified
                                  public keys and its variants . . . . . . 391--399
          Zhuosheng Lü and   
                 Hongqing Zhang   Applications of a further extended tanh
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 401--406
                 Shuzi Zhou and   
                      Hexing Hu   On the convergence of a cascadic
                                  multigrid method for semilinear elliptic
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 407--417
            R. A. Thuraisingham   A novel method to determine the time
                                  series of a second-order chemical
                                  reaction in the unstable region of the
                                  Euler scheme . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 419--427
       D. Rostamy Vamas Fadrani   A stochastic partial differential
                                  equation for computational algorithms    429--434
                     Faiz Ahmad   A system of equations with a tridiagonal
                                  coefficient matrix . . . . . . . . . . . 435--438
  Halim Özdemìr and   
       Ahmet Ya\csar Özban   On idempotency of linear combinations of
                                  idempotent matrices  . . . . . . . . . . 439--448
                 Mingjun Ji and   
                   Huanwen Tang   Global optimizations and tabu search
                                  based on memory  . . . . . . . . . . . . 449--457
         Joan-Josep Climent and   
               Carmen Perea and   
            Leandro Tortosa and   
                 Antonio Zamora   A BSP recursive divide and conquer
                                  algorithm to solve a tridiagonal linear
                                  system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 459--484
                Jin-Lin Liu and   
               H. M. Srivastava   Certain properties of the
                                  Dziok--Srivastava operator . . . . . . . 485--493
            M. I. Berenguer and   
               M. A. Fortes and   
     A. I. Garralda Guillem and   
           M. Ruiz Galán   Linear Volterra integro-differential
                                  equation and Schauder bases  . . . . . . 495--507
              Junesang Choi and   
             Young Joon Cho and   
               H. M. Srivastava   Series involving the Zeta function and
                                  multiple Gamma functions . . . . . . . . 509--537
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Effect of nonlinearity of the middle
                                  term of nonlinear dispersive equations
                                  on physical structures . . . . . . . . . 539--558
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   The sine--cosine method for obtaining
                                  solutions with compact and noncompact
                                  structures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 559--576
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Compact and noncompact solutions for
                                  nonlinear dispersive variants of the
                                  generalized KdV equation . . . . . . . . 577--588
          M. Aslam Chaudhry and   
               Asghar Qadir and   
           H. M. Srivastava and   
                    R. B. Paris   Extended hypergeometric and confluent
                                  hypergeometric functions . . . . . . . . 589--602

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 159, Number 3, December 15, 2004

              K. Maleknejad and   
            M. Tavassoli Kajani   Solving linear integro-differential
                                  equation system by Galerkin methods with
                                  hybrid functions . . . . . . . . . . . . 603--612
  N. Castro-González and   
        J. Vélez-Cerrada   Characterizations of matrices which
                                  eigenprojections at zero are equal to a
                                  fixed perturbation . . . . . . . . . . . 613--623
                 Ju H. Park and   
                    O. Kwon and   
                     S. Lee and   
                         S. Won   On robust $\mathcal{H}_\infty$ filter
                                  design for uncertain neural systems: LMI
                                  optimization approach  . . . . . . . . . 625--639
                Asai Asaithambi   Using automatic differentiation to solve
                                  concentration dependent diffusion
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 641--650
                      P. Moreno   An $M / G / 1$ retrial queue with
                                  recurrent customers and general retrial
                                  times  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 651--666
                 Charles Bu and   
                Hongjun Gao and   
              Kimitoshi Tsutaya   The generalized Ginzburg--Landau
                                  equation: posed in a quarter plane . . . 667--674
     François Dubeau and   
             Said Elmejdani and   
                 Riadh Ksantini   Non-uniform Haar wavelets  . . . . . . . 675--693
                    J. I. Ramos   Non-standard, explicit integration
                                  algorithms based on linearization for
                                  nonlinear dynamic response analysis  . . 695--715
              Jorge Alvarez and   
              Jesús Rojo   An improved class of generalized
                                  Runge--Kutta methods for stiff problems.
                                  Part II: The separated system case . . . 717--758
                Ching-Ter Chang   On the mixed binary goal programming
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 759--768
                     W. Glabisz   Direct Walsh-wavelet packet method for
                                  variational problems . . . . . . . . . . 769--781
                 Yongkun Li and   
                      Lifei Zhu   Positive periodic solutions for a class
                                  of higher-dimensional state-dependent
                                  delay functional differential equations
                                  with feedback control  . . . . . . . . . 783--795
              Naji Qatanani and   
                  Monika Schulz   Preconditioned conjugate gradient method
                                  for three-dimensional non-convex
                                  enclosure geometries with diffuse and
                                  grey surfaces  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 797--807
                  S. H. Lee and   
                     B. K. Soni   The enhancement of an elliptic grid
                                  using appropriate control functions  . . 809--821
                     Rui Xu and   
          M. A. J. Chaplain and   
                 F. A. Davidson   Persistence and periodicity of a delayed
                                  ratio-dependent predator--prey model
                                  with stage structure and prey dispersal  823--846
                     Yongkun Li   Existence and stability of periodic
                                  solution for BAM neural networks with
                                  distributed delays . . . . . . . . . . . 847--862
                     Rui Xu and   
          M. A. J. Chaplain and   
                 F. A. Davidson   Global stability of a Lotka--Volterra
                                  type predator--prey model with stage
                                  structure and time delay . . . . . . . . 863--880
            Emine Can Baran and   
    Afet Golayo\uglu Fatullayev   Determination of an unknown source
                                  parameter in two-dimensional heat
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 881--886
                Kuo-Chi Liu and   
                   Han-Taw Chen   Numerical analysis for the hyperbolic
                                  heat conduction problem under a pulsed
                                  surface disturbance  . . . . . . . . . . 887--901
                      Anonymous   Author Index to Volume 159 . . . . . . . 903--907


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 162, Number 3, March 25, 2005

                     Emin Kahya   Comment on titled ``On Fibonacci search
                                  method with $k$-Lucas numbers''  . . . . 1321--1324


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 168, Number 2, September 15, 2005

                 Emin Kasap and   
           \.Ismail Aydemir and   
                Nuri Kuruo\uglu   Erratum to: ``Ruled surfaces with
                                  timelike rulings'' [Appl. Math. Comput.
                                  \bf 147 (2004) 241--248] . . . . . . . . 1461--1468


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 170, Number 1, November 1, 2005

                       K. Yamac   Erratum to ``On stability of
                                  discrete-time interval matrices''
                                  [Applied Mathematics and Computation 152
                                  (1) (2004) 163--167] . . . . . . . . . . 731--732


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 171, Number 2, December 15, 2005

            Mohammed Haroon and   
             Moustafa El-Shahed   Comment on: ``On solution of non-linear
                                  differential equation arising in gliding
                                  motion of bacteria'', Applied
                                  Mathematics and Computation 148 (2004)
                                  743--752 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 675--676


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 172, Number 2, January 15, 2006

          N. C. A. da Costa and   
                    F. A. Doria   Addendum to ``Consequences of an exotic
                                  formulation for P = NP'' [Appl. Math.
                                  Comput. \bf 145 (2--3) (2003) 655--665]  1364--1367


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 173, Number 2, February 15, 2006

                     Emin Kahya   Comment on titled ``An improvement on
                                  Fibonacci search method in optimization
                                  theory'' . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 753--756


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 176, Number 2, May 15, 2006

                   Ishak Hashim   Comments on ``A new algorithm for
                                  solving classical Blasius equation'' by
                                  L. Wang  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 700--703


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 174, Number 2, March 15, 2006

                 Emin Kasap and   
           \.Ismail Aydemir and   
                Nuri Kuruo\uglu   Erratum to: ``Ruled surfaces with time
                                  like rulings'' [Appl. Math. Comput. \bf
                                  147 (2004) 241--253] . . . . . . . . . . 1660--1667


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 179, Number 1, August 1, 2006

                     Emin Kasap   Erratum to: ``Ruled surfaces with
                                  timelike rulings'' [Appl. Math. Comput.
                                  \bf 147 (2004) 241--253] . . . . . . . . 402--405


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 185, Number 1, February 1, 2007

                   Tunay Bilgin   Corrigendum to ``Lacunary strong
                                  $A$-convergence with respect to a
                                  sequence of modulus functions'' [Appl.
                                  Math. Comput. 151 (3) (2004) 595--600]   755--755


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 196, Number 2, March 1, 2008

         Asterios Pantokratoras   Comment on ``Thermal-diffusion and
                                  diffusion-thermo effects on mixed
                                  free-forced convection and mass transfer
                                  boundary layer flow for non-Newtonian
                                  fluid with temperature dependent
                                  viscosity'', by N. T. Eldabe, A. G.
                                  El-Saka and Ashraf Fouad [Applied
                                  Mathematics and Computation 152 (2004)
                                  867--883]  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 959--961


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 202, Number 2, August 15, 2008

          Abdollah Hadi-Vencheh   Comment on ``Inputs/outputs estimation
                                  in DEA when some factors are
                                  undesirable'' [Applied Mathematics and
                                  Computation 156 (2004) 19--32] . . . . . 893--894


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 205, Number 1, November 1, 2008

               H. El-Owaidy and   
                  H. Y. Mohamed   Erratum to ``On the periodic solutions
                                  for an $n$-th order difference
                                  equations'' [Appl. Math. Comput. 135
                                  (2003) 383--390] . . . . . . . . . . . . 507--507


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 209, Number 2, March 15, 2009

                    Manoj Kumar   Erratum to: ``A second order spline
                                  finite difference method for singular
                                  two-point boundary value problems''
                                  [Appl. Math. Comput. 142 (2003)
                                  283--290]  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 430--430