A clear and succinct presentation of the essentials of this subject, together with some of its applications and a generous helping of interesting exercises. Following an introductory chapter with a taste of what is to come, the next three chapters constitute a course in nonsmooth analysis and identify a coherent and comprehensive approach to the subject, leading to an efficient, natural, and powerful body of theory. The whole is rounded off with a self-contained introduction to the theory of control of ordinary differential equations. The authors have incorporated a number of new results which clarify the relationships between the different schools of thought in the subject, with the aim of making nonsmooth analysis accessible to a wider audience. End-of-chapter problems offer scope for deeper understanding.
|List of Figures|
|Proximal Calculus in Hilbert Space||p. 21|
|Generalized Gradients in Banach Space||p. 69|
|Special Topics||p. 103|
|A Short Course in Control Theory||p. 177|
|Notes and Comments||p. 257|
|List of Notation||p. 263|
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Series: Graduate Texts In Mathematics
Number Of Pages: 278
Published: 19th December 1997
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 15.88 x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.59