# Some classes of inverse problems for mixed type equations of second order

### Abstract

In the Sobolev spaces, we consider the well-posedness questions for the inverse problem of recovering the source function of a mixed type equation of second order. The overdetermination conditions are the values of a solution on a collection of planes of dimension n − 1. The unknowns occurring in the right-hand side depend on time and n − 1 unknown space variables. Under certain natural conditions on the data of the problem, we obtain existence and uniqueness theorems for generalized solutions to this problem. The conditions on the data almost coincide with those ensuring solvability of the direct problem. The parameter continuation method and a priori estimates are used to validate the results. The method allows us to generalize the results to the case of smoother data and regular solutions.

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*Mathematical notes of NEFU*, 25(4), pp. 3-14. doi: https://doi.org/10.25587/SVFU.2018.100.20550.

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