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Gandalf (Pure Maths Student Seminar): On the elliptic Monge-Ampere equation

Presented by Daniel Ballesteros-Chavez, Durham

11 May 2016 16:00 in CM221

The Monge-Ampere equation is a fully nonlinear partial differential equation strongly related to the Minkowski problem of hypersurfaces with prescribed Gauss curvature. Topological methods are used to state the existence of solutions by using a priori estimates. We will talk about these methods in the elliptic type case.

Contact j.w.lawson@durham.ac.uk or steven.charlton@durham.ac.uk for more information

Gandalf is the pure maths student seminar. Gandalf stands for the Geometry AND ALgebra Forum. It is run by and for pure postgraduates, but welcomes anyone who is interested in coming along.

Content from previous talks is available at the gandalf seminar home page.