A converse to the Lions-Stampacchia Theorem

Emil Ernst; Michel Théra

ESAIM: Control, Optimisation and Calculus of Variations (2008)

  • Volume: 15, Issue: 4, page 810-817
  • ISSN: 1292-8119

Abstract

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In this paper we show that a linear variational inequality over an infinite dimensional real Hilbert space admits solutions for every nonempty bounded closed and convex set, if and only if the linear operator involved in the variational inequality is pseudo-monotone in the sense of Brezis.

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Ernst, Emil, and Théra, Michel. "A converse to the Lions-Stampacchia Theorem." ESAIM: Control, Optimisation and Calculus of Variations 15.4 (2008): 810-817. <http://eudml.org/doc/90938>.

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References

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