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Department of Intelligent Mechanical Engineering, Fukuoka Institute of Technology / Department of Applied Physics, University of Miyazaki KUTO,Kousuke / TSUJIKAWA,Tohru

Department of Mathematics, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University YAMADA,Tetsuya

Mathematisches Institut, Universitat zu Koln / Mathematics Department, The City University of New York HORSTMANN,Dirk / LUCIA,Marcello

Computer Center, Gakushuin University / Department of Mathematics, Graduate School of Science, Osaka City University SATO,Tomohiko / TAKAHASHI,Futoshi

Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Sciences, Ehime University / Department of Basic Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology NAITO,Yuki / SENBA,Takasi

Department of Mathematics, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University NAGAI,Toshitaka

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Departamento de Matematica Aplicada, Universidad Complutense de Madrid LOPEZ-GOMEZ,Julian

Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences, The University of Tokyo SAITO,Norikazu

Department of Mathematical and Life Sciences, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University / Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, Shizuoka University MATSUMOTO,Toshitaka / TANAKA,Naoki

Department of Mathematical and Computing Sciences, Tokyo Institute of Technology / Department of Mathematical and Computing Sciences, Tokyo Institute of Technology NISHIBATA,Shinya / SUZUKI,Masahiro

Mathematical Institute, Tohoku University YAMAMOTO,Masakazu