**Communications in Applied
Analysis**

**Volume 5,
2001**

CONTENTS

G. I .Shishkin

On finite difference schemes for singularly perturbed problems with an initial parabolic layer

1G. Carbou and P. Fabrie

Regular solutions for Landau-Lifschitz equation in R3

17Y. Wang and C. Zhou

Contraction operators and nonlocal problems

31Y. Shi

Iterative methods for solving complex equations

39E. Priola

The Cauchy problem for a class of Markov-type semigroups

49M. L. Bernardi, G. Bonfanti and F. Luterotti

Abstract Schroedinger-type equations with lower order terms

77M. D. Tidriri

Hybrid finite element / finite volume approximation to conservation

laws : existence theory

91

G. A. Anastassiou and T. Rychlik

Moment problems on random rounding rules subject to one moment condition

103P. W. Eloe and M. N. Islam

Monotone methods and fourth order Lidstone booundary value problems with

impulse effects

113

C. Giorgi, M. G. Naso and V. Pata

Exponential stability in linear heat conduction with memory: a semigroup approach

121M. Sofonea and M. Shillor

Variational analysis of quasistatic viscoplastic contact problems with friction

135A. Ferone. M. Jalal, J. M. Rakotoson and R. Volpicelli

A topological approach for generalized nonlocal models for a confined plasma

in a Tokomak

159

N. U. Ahmed and X. Ding

Controlled McKean-Vlasov equations

183M. Hieber

Existence and uniqueness results for degenerate semilinear elliptic boundary

value problems

207

N. Sato and T. Aiki

Phase field equations with constraints under nonlinear dynamic boundary conditions

215

A. S. Fokas and T. A. Ioannidou

The inverse spectral theory for the Ward equation and for the 2+1 Chiral model

235G. Schneider and J. Miller

Bifurcation analysis for a spatially extended random walk system in mathematical

biology

247

G. A. Anastassiou and S. G. Gal

On some shift invariant multivariate, integral operators, revisited

265A. Kozhevnikov

Parameter-ellipticity for mized-order systems elliptic in the sense of Petrovskii

277Irina Chis-Ster

Monotone solutions for single-valued perturbed nonlinear evolution equations

295C. V. Pao

System of reaction-diffusion equations in a half-space domain

307Zhangxin Chen and Natalia L. Khlopina

Degenerate two-phase incompressible flow problems I: regularization and

numerical results

319

D. Gourdin and M. Ghedamsi

Global smooth solutions for quasi-linear hyperbolic systems of second order

335Pascal Maroni and Zelia da Rocha

A new characterization of classical forms

351Raymond M. Redheffer

A remarkable differential equation

363Hongwei Long and Isabel Simao

On the essential self-adjointness of perturbed ornstein-uhlenbeck operators

on hilbert spaces

371

Flaviano Battelli and Russell Johnson

On transversal smoothness of invariant manifolds

383A. Ito, N. Kenmochi and N. Yamazaki

Time-dependent attractors of bounded dynamical systems generated

by subdifferentials

403

Andrei Breazna, Gisele Ruiz Goldstein and Jerome A. Goldstein

Parameter dependence in thomas-fermi theory

421X. Liu and M. D. ShawBoundedness in terms of two measures for perturbed systems

by generalized variation of parameters

435D. Cardenas-Morales and F. J. Munoz-DelgadoA general uniform estimate of Korovkin-type for conservative operators

445J. MatosSelf-similar blow up patterns in supercritical semilinear heat equations

455C. J. Chyan and J. HendersonA multiplicity result for positive solutions of right focal boundary value problems

485Gr. Tsagas and X. AgrafiotouSpecial system of linear partial differential equations

497Z. Chen and N. L. KhlopinaDegenerate two-phase incompressible flow problems II : error estimates

503D. GuoInitial value problems of first order impulsive integro-differential

equations on unbounded domain in a Banach space

523

P. G. Howlett and A. J. ZaslavskiOn the minimization of convex functions in reflexive Banach spaces

535J. Munoz Masque and G. Rodriguez SanchezJacobi fields along higher order geodesics

547D. Arcoya, J. L. Gamez, L. Orsina and I. PeralLocal existence results for sub-super-critical elliptic problems

557C. J. Chyan and J. M. DavisExistence of triple positive solutions for (n, p) and (p, n) boundary value problems

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Author Index

587