Monotone Operators

Part of the CMS Books in Mathematics book series (CMSBM)


The theory of monotone set-valued operators plays a central role in many areas of nonlinear analysis. A prominent example of a monotone operator is the subdifferential operator investigated in Chapter 16. Single-valued monotone operators will be seen to be closely related to the nonexpansive operators studied in Chapter 4. Our investigation of monotone operators will rely heavily on the Fitzpatrick function.




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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mathematics Irving K. Barber SchoolUniversity of British ColumbiaKelownaCanada
  2. 2.Laboratoire Jacques-Louis LionsUniversité Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris 6ParisFrance

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