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Journal of Applied Mathematics and Stochastic Analysis
Volume 9 (1996), Issue 4, Pages 459-468
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/S1048953396000408

Differential inequalities for hysteresis systems

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Received 1 April 1996; Revised 1 August 1996

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Abstract

The theory of differential inequalities is extended to functional-differential equations with hysteresis nonlinearities. A key feature is the existence of a semiorder of the state space of nonlinearity and a special monotonicity of the righthand side of differential inequality.

This article is dedicated to the memory of Roland L. Dobrushin.