Sign-changing critical point theory / Wenming Zou.

"Many nonlinear problems in physics, engineering, biology, and social sciences can be reduced to finding critical points of functionals. While minimax and Morse theories provide answers to many situations and problems on the existence of multiple critical points of a functional, they often cann...

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Main Author: Zou, Wenming, 1966-
Format: eBook
Published: New York ; London : Springer, 2008.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. Preliminaries
  • 2. Sign-changing critical points via linking
  • 3. Sign-changing saddle point
  • 4. On a Brezis-Nirenberg theorem
  • 5. Even functionals
  • 6. Nonsymmetric functionals
  • 7. Parameter dependence
  • Bibliography
  • Index.