Critical points and solvability of boundary value problems

When
Start: 09/12/2007 - 3:00pm
End  : 09/12/2007 - 6:00pm

Category
Colloquium

Speaker
Dr. Alfonso Castro (Chair, Harvey Mudd College Math Department)

Abstract

Principles for the existences of critical points will be discussed and applied to the solvability of boundary value problems. Terms such as deformation lemma, mountain pass lemma, Palais-Smale condition, and saddle point principle will be explained.

Where
Millikan 134, Pomona College

Misc. Information

Coffee 4:00 - Pomona College, Millikan 209
Talk 4:15 - Pomona College, Millikan 134
Wine and Cheese 5:15 - Pomona College Millikan 209

Dinner hosted by Prof. Ellis Cumberbatch (Claremont Graduate University)