Minimax Methods

  • Zhitao Zhang
Part of the Developments in Mathematics book series (DEVM, volume 29)


In Chap. 3, we present the minimax methods including the Mountain Pass Theorem, linking methods, local linking methods, and critical groups; next, we treat some applications to elliptic boundary value problems.


Hilbert Space Dirichlet Boundary Condition Essential Spectrum Real Hilbert Space Elliptic Boundary 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhitao Zhang
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  1. 1.Academy of Mathematics & Systems ScienceThe Chinese Academy of SciencesBeijingP.R. China

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