Title: A New Truncated M-Fractional Derivative Type Unifying Some Fractional Derivative Types with Classical Properties
Author(s): J. Vanterler da C. Sousa, E. Capelas de Oliveira
Pages: 83-96
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J. Vanterler da C. Sousa, E. Capelas de Oliveira, A New Truncated M-Fractional Derivative Type Unifying Some Fractional Derivative Types with Classical Properties, Int. J. Anal. Appl., 16 (1) (2018), 83-96.


We introduce a truncated $M$-fractional derivative type for $\alpha$-differentiable functions that generalizes four other fractional derivatives types recently introduced by Khalil et al., Katugampola and Sousa et al., the so-called conformable fractional derivative, alternative fractional derivative, generalized alternative fractional derivative and $M$-fractional derivative, respectively. We denote this new differential operator by $_{i}\mathscr{D}_{M}^{\alpha,\beta }$, where the parameter $\alpha$, associated with the order of the derivative is such that $ 0 <\alpha<1 $, $\beta>0$ and $ M $ is the notation to designate that the function to be derived involves the truncated Mittag-Leffler function with one parameter.

The definition of this truncated $M$-fractional derivative type satisfies the properties of the integer-order calculus. We also present, the respective fractional integral from which emerges, as a natural consequence, the result, which can be interpreted as an inverse property. Finally, we obtain the analytical solution of the $M$-fractional heat equation and present a graphical analysis.

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