Variational principle

A variational principle is a scientific principle used within the calculus of variations, which develops general methods for finding functions which… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
In this paper, a novel Delaunay-based variational approach to isotropic tetrahedral meshing is presented. To achieve both… (More)
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2005
2005
We formulate a variational principle for a collection of projectors in an indefinite inner product space. The existence of… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
In this paper, we present a novel constrained variational principle for simultaneous smoothing and estimation of the diffusion… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
The variational principle states that if a differentiable functional F attains its minimum at some point zi, then F’(C) = 0; it… (More)
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2003
2003
We verify after appropriate modifications an old conjecture of Brezis-Ekeland ([3], [4]) concerning the feasibility of a global… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
We describe a new class of asynchronous variational integrators (AVI) for nonlinear elastodynamics. The AVIs are distinguished by… (More)
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1999
1999
We show that some measures suuering from the so-called Renormalization Group pathologies satisfy a variational principle and that… (More)
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1999
1999
This paper builds on the initial work of Marsden and Scheurle on nonabelian Routh reduction. The main objective of the present… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
1.1. Description of results. A domino is a 1×2 (or 2×1) rectangle, and a tiling of a region by dominos is a way of covering that… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Many numerical integrators for mechanical system simulation are created by using discrete algorithms to approximate the… (More)
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