A variational principle for impulsive semiflows

José F. Alves, Maria Carvalho, CARLOS VASQUEZ EHRENFELD

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We deduce a variational principle for impulsive semiflows defined on compact metric spaces. In particu-lar, we generalize the classical notion of topological entropy to our setting of discontinuous semiflows.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4229-4252
Number of pages24
JournalJournal of Differential Equations
Issue number8
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2015


  • Entropy
  • Impulsive dynamical system
  • Variational principle

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