The Mathematical Intelligencer

, Volume 27, Issue 3, pp 47–55 | Cite as

Prospects for a central theory of partial differential equations

  • John W. NeubergerEmail author


three episodes in the history of equation-solving are finding zeros of polynomials, solution of ordinary differential equations, and solutions of partial differential equations. The first two episodes went through a number of phases before reaching a rather satisfactory state. That the third episode might develop similarly is the topic of this note.


Hilbert Space Sobolev Space Orthogonal Projection Mathematical Intelligencer Supplementary Condition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of North TexasDentonUSA

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