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Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 976914, 4 pages
Research Article

The Solutions of Second-Order Linear Matrix Equations on Time Scales

School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Jinan, Jinan, Shandong 250022, China

Received 11 July 2013; Accepted 29 August 2013

Academic Editor: Shurong Sun

Copyright © 2013 Kefeng Li and Chao Zhang. 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.


This paper studies the solutions of second-order linear matrix equations on time scales. Firstly, the necessary and sufficient conditions for the existence of a solution of characteristic equation are introduced; then two diverse solutions of characteristic equation are applied to express general solution of the matrix equations on time scales.