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2012 Numerical Studies for Fractional-Order Logistic Differential Equation with Two Different Delays
N. H. Sweilam, M. M. Khader, A. M. S. Mahdy
J. Appl. Math. 2012: 1-14 (2012). DOI: 10.1155/2012/764894


A numerical method for solving the fractional-order logistic differential equation with two different delays (FOLE) is considered. The fractional derivative is described in the Caputo sense. The proposed method is based upon Chebyshev approximations. The properties of Chebyshev polynomials are utilized to reduce FOLE to a system of algebraic equations. Special attention is given to study the convergence and the error estimate of the presented method. Numerical illustrations are presented to demonstrate utility of the proposed method. Chaotic behavior is observed and the smallest fractional order for the chaotic behavior is obtained. Also, FOLE is studied using variational iteration method (VIM) and the fractional complex transform is introduced to convert fractional Logistic equation to its differential partner, so that its variational iteration algorithm can be simply constructed. Numerical experiment is presented to illustrate the validity and the great potential of both proposed techniques.


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N. H. Sweilam. M. M. Khader. A. M. S. Mahdy. "Numerical Studies for Fractional-Order Logistic Differential Equation with Two Different Delays." J. Appl. Math. 2012 1 - 14, 2012.


Published: 2012
First available in Project Euclid: 2 January 2013

zbMATH: 1251.65118
MathSciNet: MR2970445
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1155/2012/764894

Rights: Copyright © 2012 Hindawi


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