$\Gamma$-convergence for a class of action functionals induced by gradients of convex functions

  title={\$\Gamma\$-convergence for a class of action functionals induced by gradients of convex functions},
  author={Luigi Ambrosio and Aymeric Baradat and Yann Brenier},
Given a real function f , the rate function for the large deviations of the diffusion process of drift ∇f given by the Freidlin-Wentzell theorem coincides with the time integral of the energy dissipation for the gradient flow associated with f . This paper is concerned with the stability in the hilbertian framework of this common action functional when f varies. More precisely, we show that if (fh)h is uniformly λ-convex for some λ ∈ R and converges towards f in the sense of Mosco convergence… 
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