Inverse Coefficient Problems for Variational Inequalities: Optimality Conditions and Numerical Realization

Michael Hintermüller

ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis (2010)

  • Volume: 35, Issue: 1, page 129-152
  • ISSN: 0764-583X

Abstract

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We consider the identification of a distributed parameter in an elliptic variational inequality. On the basis of an optimal control problem formulation, the application of a primal-dual penalization technique enables us to prove the existence of multipliers giving a first order characterization of the optimal solution. Concerning the parameter we consider different regularity requirements. For the numerical realization we utilize a complementarity function, which allows us to rewrite the optimality conditions as a set of equalities. Finally, numerical results obtained from a least squares type algorithm emphasize the feasibility of our approach.

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Hintermüller, Michael. "Inverse Coefficient Problems for Variational Inequalities: Optimality Conditions and Numerical Realization." ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis 35.1 (2010): 129-152. <http://eudml.org/doc/197552>.

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author = {Hintermüller, Michael},
journal = {ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis},
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