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Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society
Volume 3 (1999), Issue 1, Pages 57-63

Stability of a time discrete perturbed dynamical system with delay

1Department of Mathematics, Ben Gurion University, P.O. Box 653, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
2Department of Mathematics, Tsing Hua University, ROC, Hsinchu 30043, Taiwan

Received 11 February 1999

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Let Cn be the set of n complex vectors endowed with a norm Cn. Let A,B be two complex n×n matrices and τ a positive integer. In the present paper we consider the nonlinear difference equation with delay of the type uk+1=Auk+Bukτ+Fk(uk,ukτ),k=0,1,2,, where Fk:Cn×CnCn satisfies the condition Fk(x,y)CnpxCn+qyCn,k=0,1,2,, where p and q are positive constants. In this paper, absolute stability conditions for this equation are established.