, Volume 21, Issue 1, pp 223-241

An augmented Lagrangian technique for variational inequalities

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Abstract

A general framework for the treatment of a class of elliptic variational inequalities by an augmented Lagrangian method, when inequalities with infinite-dimensional image space are augmented, is developed. Applications to the obstacle problem, the elastoplastic torsion problem, and the Signorini problem are given.