Unique Continuation Problems for Partial Differential Equations

  • Daniel Tataru
Part of the The IMA Volumes in Mathematics and its Applications book series (IMA, volume 137)


The aim of this article is to give an overview of the main problems and results in unique continuation. Broadly speaking, an unique continuation result is any statement of the following type:

Given a linear partial differential operator P and two regions A C B, a solution u to Pu = 0 is uniquely determined in the larger set B by its values (behavior) in the smaller set A.


Poisson Bracket Oriented Surface Principal Symbol Infinite Order Unique Continuation 


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  • Daniel Tataru
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of California at BerkeleyBerkeleyUSA

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