Taiwanese Journal of Mathematics

Invasion Entire Solutions for a Three Species Competition-diffusion System

Guang-Sheng Chen and Shi-Liang Wu

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Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to study a three species competition model with diffusion. It is well known that there exists a family of traveling wave solutions connecting two equilibria $(0,1,1)$ and $(1,0,0)$. In this paper, we first establish the exact asymptotic behavior of the traveling wave profiles at $\pm \infty$. Then, by constructing a pair of explicit upper and lower solutions via the combination of traveling wave solutions, we derive the existence of some new entire solutions which behave as two traveling fronts moving towards each other from both sides of $x$-axis. Such entire solution provides another invasion way of the stronger species to the weak ones.

Article information

Source
Taiwanese J. Math., Volume 22, Number 4 (2018), 859-880.

Dates
Received: 29 July 2017
Revised: 8 October 2017
Accepted: 16 October 2017
First available in Project Euclid: 26 October 2017

Permanent link to this document
https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.twjm/1508983230

Digital Object Identifier
doi:10.11650/tjm/171001

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR3830824

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
06965400

Subjects
Primary: 35K57: Reaction-diffusion equations 92D30: Epidemiology 34K30: Equations in abstract spaces [See also 34Gxx, 35R09, 35R10, 47Jxx]

Keywords
traveling wave competition system invasion entire solution existence

Citation

Chen, Guang-Sheng; Wu, Shi-Liang. Invasion Entire Solutions for a Three Species Competition-diffusion System. Taiwanese J. Math. 22 (2018), no. 4, 859--880. doi:10.11650/tjm/171001. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.twjm/1508983230


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