Recent Progress on the Global Well-Posedness of the KPI Equation

  • Carlos E. KenigEmail author
Part of the Applied and Numerical Harmonic Analysis book series (ANHA)


In this chapter I survey the well-posedness theory for the Kadomtsev–Petviashvili (KPI) equation, culminating with the recent proof (joint with A. Ionescu and D. Tataru) of the global well-posedness of the KPI equation in two space dimensions, with data in the natural energy space.


Vries Equation Contraction Mapping Principle Mathematical Society Lecture Note Series Petviashvili Equation Numerical Harmonic Analysis 
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of ChicagoChicagoUSA

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