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Abstract and Applied Analysis
Volume 2012, Article ID 964974, 2 pages
Letter to the Editor

Comment on “Variational Iteration Method for Fractional Calculus Using He’s Polynomials”

National Engineering Laboratory for Modern Silk, College of Textile and Engineering, Soochow University, 199 Ren-ai Road, Suzhou 215123, China

Received 17 November 2012; Accepted 1 December 2012

Copyright © 2012 Ji-Huan He. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Recently Liu applied the variational homotopy perturbation method for fractional initial boundary value problems. This note concludes that the method is a modified variational iteration method using He’s polynomials. A standard variational iteration algorithm for fractional differential equations is suggested.