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Abstract and Applied Analysis
Volume 2014, Article ID 470181, 16 pages
Research Article

On Positive Solutions and Mann Iterative Schemes of a Third Order Difference Equation

1Department of Mathematics, Liaoning Normal University, Dalian, Liaoning 116029, China
2Department of Mathematics and RINS, Gyeongsang National University, Jinju 660-701, Republic of Korea
3Department of Mathematics, Dong-A University, Pusan 614-714, Republic of Korea

Received 14 October 2013; Accepted 16 December 2013; Published 28 January 2014

Academic Editor: Zhi-Bo Huang

Copyright © 2014 Zeqing Liu et al. 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.


The existence of uncountably many positive solutions and convergence of the Mann iterative schemes for a third order nonlinear neutral delay difference equation are proved. Six examples are given to illustrate the results presented in this paper.