Research Group
Jürgen Jost

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Antje Vandenberg
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Lecture in the Winter term 2013/2014

Calculus of Variations

  • Lecturer:Jürgen Jost
  • Date: Friday 13.30 - 15.00
  • Room: MPI MiS, A 01
  • First class: October 18, 2013
  • Language: English
  • Target audience: MSc students, PhD students, Postdocs
  • Content (Keywords): Extremals of variational integrals, fields, stability, convexity
  • Prerequisites: Advanced calculus and some basic knowledge of partial differential equations

Abstract

In this course, I shall describe the classical theory of the calculus of variations and relate it to modern mathematical developments. The concept of convexity will play an important role.

Reference

  • J.Jost, X.Li-Jost, Calculus of Variations, Cambridge Univ.Press, 1999
  • Further references will be given during the course.
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