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Partial Differential Equations of Elliptic Type

Partial Differential Equations of Elliptic Type

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B. Barceló, E. Fabes, J. K. Seo, E. Newman, V. Oliker, N. S. Nadirashvili, C. Bandle, M. Essén, T. Aubin, K. S. Chou, X. P. Zhu, B. Kawohl, S. Kesaven, M. S. Ashbaugh, R. Benguria, A. Baernstein, Y. Brennier
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  • Date Published: September 1994
  • availability: Unavailable - out of print March 2005
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521460484


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  • Under the auspices of the Istituto Nazionale di Alta Matematica, a conference was held in October 1992 in Cortona, Italy, to study partial differential equations of elliptic type. These equations arise from many real systems and have been studied in depth for many years. Here special emphasis is placed on the geometric aspects of the subject, giving this volume a unique flavour. Many of the world's leading figures in this subject area attended the meeting, and this volume collects the best papers, covering the latest advances and shedding new light on old problems. As an account of the present state of the subject, these papers are unparalleled, and all workers on partial differential equations will find that this book will be of lasting value.

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    • Of interest to the theoretical physicists
    • Covers the very latest developments in the subject
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    • Date Published: September 1994
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521460484
    • length: 233 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 156 x 18 mm
    • weight: 0.468kg
    • availability: Unavailable - out of print March 2005
  • Table of Contents

    1. The inverse conductivity problem with one measurement: uniqueness for convex polyhedra B. Barceló, E. Fabes and J. K. Seo
    2. Differential-geometric methods in design of reflector antennas E. Newman and V. Oliker
    3. New isoperimetric inequalities in mathematical physics N. S. Nadirashvili
    4. On the solutions of quasielliptic problems with boundary blow-up C. Bandle and M. Essén
    5. Prescribed curvature and the method of isometry-concentration T. Aubin
    6. On the existence of two convex hypersurfaces with prescribed k-th mean curvature K. S. Chou and X. P. Zhu
    7. Remarks on some old and current eigenvalue problems B. Kawohl
    8. Comparison theorems via Schwarz symmetrization - a survey S. Kesaven
    9. Isoperimetric inequalities for eigenvalue ratios M. S. Ashbaugh and R. Benguria
    10. A unified approach to symmetrization A. Baernstein
    11. On the motion of an ideal incompressible fluid Y. Brenier.

  • Editors

    Angelo Alvino, Stazione Zoologica, Naples

    Eugene Fabes, University of Minnesota

    Giorgio Talenti, Università degli Studi, Florence


    B. Barceló, E. Fabes, J. K. Seo, E. Newman, V. Oliker, N. S. Nadirashvili, C. Bandle, M. Essén, T. Aubin, K. S. Chou, X. P. Zhu, B. Kawohl, S. Kesaven, M. S. Ashbaugh, R. Benguria, A. Baernstein, Y. Brennier

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