List of variational topics

Known as: Variational 
This is a list of variational topics in from mathematics and physics. See calculus of variations for a general introduction. * Action (physics… (More)
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2015
2015
This paper addresses the solution of instationary parabolic evolution equations simultaneously in space and time. As a model… (More)
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2009
2009
We consider the variational problem of finding the longest closed curves of given minimal thickness on the unit sphere. After… (More)
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2008
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2008
The Cahn-Hilliard equation involves fourth-order spatial derivatives. Finite element solutions are not common because primal… (More)
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2008
2008
We consider the numerical solution of elliptic boundary value problems in domains with random boundary perturbations. Assuming… (More)
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2005
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2005
In this paper a theoretical framework for the Galerkin finite element approximation to the steady state fractional advection… (More)
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2005
2005
We derive the fractional generalization of the Ginzburg-Landau equation from the variational Euler-Lagrange equation for fractal… (More)
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2000
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2000
We extend Schoenberg’s family of polynomial splines with uniform knots to all fractional degrees α > −1. These splines, which… (More)
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1998
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1998
Abstract. The Fokker–Planck equation, or forward Kolmogorov equation, describes the evolution of the probability density for a… (More)
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1997
1997
We describe numerical experiments that suggest the existence of compact constant mean curvature surfaces. Our surfaces come in… (More)
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1984
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1984
We present in this paper a new velocity-pressure finite element for the computation of Stokes flow. We discretize the velocity… (More)
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