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Variational Analysis by R. Tyrrell Rockafellar, Roger J-B Wets
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by R. Tyrrell Rockafellar, Roger J-B Wets
Publisher: Springer 2009
Number of pages: 743
From its origins in the minimization of integral functionals, the notion of variations has evolved greatly in connection with applications in optimization, equilibrium, and control. This book develops a unified framework and provides a detailed exposition of variational geometry and subdifferential calculus in their current forms beyond classical and convex analysis. Also covered are set-convergence, set-valued mappings, epi-convergence, duality, and normal integrands.