initial value problem

*To*: mathgroup at christensen.cybernetics.net*Subject*: [mg992] initial value problem*From*: George Oster <goster at nature.berkeley.edu>*Date*: Mon, 8 May 1995 03:08:21 -0400*Organization*: University of California, Berkeley

I have an initial value problem (ordinary differential equation) with advanced & retarded arguments that arises in a polymerization problem: u''[x] + a(x) u'[x] +b(x) u[x] + c(x)f(u[x+1], u[x], u[x-1]) == 0 c1 u[0} + c2 u'[0] == 0 u[Infinity] = 0 Is it possible to program such equations in Mma?