Discretization of Semicoercive Variational Inequalities

  • Joachim Gwinner
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In this contribution we report on recent progress towards approximation and discretization theory for semicoercive variational inequalities. We discuss a broad range of applications: approximation and stability results for finite dimensional semidefinite quadratic optimization problems, convergence results for finite element discretizations and for boundary element discretizations of steady-state unilateral problems in mathematical physics, approximation results for elliptic control problems.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joachim Gwinner
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  1. 1.Institut für Angewandte MathematikUniversität Erlangen-NürnbergErlangenGermany

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