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Oscillation criteria for first-order neutral differential equations with positive and negative coefficients. (Chinese. English summary) Zbl 0996.34058
Summary: Consider the neutral equation \[ {d\over dt}\bigl[x(t)-R(t)x(t-r) \bigr]+P(t)x (t-\tau)-Q(t)x(t- \delta)=0 \tag{*} \] with \(P,Q,R\in C([t_0, \infty),\mathbb{R}^+), r,\tau,\delta\in (0,\infty)\), \(\tau\geq\delta\). Oscillating criteria for equation (*) are obtained in the case where \(R(t)+ \int^t_{t-\tau +\delta} Q(u)du-1\) is allowed to change its sign.

MSC:
34K11 Oscillation theory of functional-differential equations
34K40 Neutral functional-differential equations
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