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CNA Seminar
Robert Jensen
Loyola University Chicago
Title: Convexity of solutions to nonlinear PDEs

Abstract: I will revisit the convexity result of O. Alvarez, J.-M. Lasry, and P.-L. Lions in which they find sufficient conditions on a PDO to ensure the convexity of solutions of the corresponding PDE. I will describe the derivation of a slightly sharper result, which is more amenable for applications to similar problems with PDE solutions and level set convexity.

Recording (avi): http://mm.math.cmu.edu/recordings/cna/CNA-RobertJensen-Mar-07-2013.avi
Recording (mp4): http://mm.math.cmu.edu/recordings/cna/CNA-RobertJensen-Mar-07-2013.mp4
Date: Thursday, March 7, 2013
Time: 1:30 pm
Location: Wean Hall 7218
Submitted by:  David Kinderlehrer