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General Solution of Generalized (2+1)–Dimensional Kadomtsev-Petviashvili (KP) Equation by Using the –Expansion Method

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In this work, the (G

^{,}/G)- --expansion method is proposed for constructing more general exact solutions of the (2 + 1)--dimensional Kadomtsev-Petviashvili (KP) equation and its generalized forms. Our work is motivated by the fact that the (G^{,}/G)---expansion method provides not only more general forms of solutions but also periodic and solitary waves. If we set the parameters in the obtained wider set of solutions as special values, then some previously known solutions can be recovered. The method appears to be easier and faster by means of a symbolic computation system.KEYWORDS

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A. Borhanifar and R. Abazari, "General Solution of Generalized (2+1)–Dimensional Kadomtsev-Petviashvili (KP) Equation by Using the –Expansion Method,"

*American Journal of Computational Mathematics*, Vol. 1 No. 4, 2011, pp. 219-225. doi: 10.4236/ajcm.2011.14025.

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