Selected Papers / Edition 1

Selected Papers / Edition 1

by Ennio De Giorgi
     
 

ISBN-10: 3540261699

ISBN-13: 9783540261698

Pub. Date: 05/05/2006

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

The book contains a selection of 43 scientific papers of the great mathematician Ennio De Giorgi. All papers are written in English and 17 of them appear also in their original Italian version. The editors provide also a short biography of Ennio De Giorgi and a detailed account of his scientific achievements, ranging from his seminal paper on the solution of

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The book contains a selection of 43 scientific papers of the great mathematician Ennio De Giorgi. All papers are written in English and 17 of them appear also in their original Italian version. The editors provide also a short biography of Ennio De Giorgi and a detailed account of his scientific achievements, ranging from his seminal paper on the solution of Hilbert’s 19th problem to the theory of perimeter and minimal surfaces, the theory of G-convergence and the Foundations of Mathematics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540261698
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
05/05/2006
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
889
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.08(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.- Biography.- Prizes and academic awards.- Teaching and academic commitment.- The activities out of Pisa.- Civil, religious and political commitment.- The scientific work of Ennio De Giorgi.- From the juvenile papers to Plateau’s problem and the solution of Hilbert’s19th problem.- Partial differential equations and the foundations of G-convergence.- Asymptotic problems in the Calculus of Variations.- The most recent developments in the Calculus of Variations.- The work on Foundations of Mathematics.- De Giorgi’s contribution to the regularity theory for elliptic partial differential equations, by Luis Caffarelli.- Remarks on some of the analytical work of Ennio De Giorgi, by Louis Nirenberg.- Complete list of De Giorgi’s scientific publications.- Selected papers.

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