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Convex Analysis

1st Edition

By Steven G. Krantz

Chapman and Hall/CRC

176 pages

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Convexity is an ancient idea going back to Archimedes. Used sporadically in the mathematical literature over the centuries, today it is a flourishing area of research and a mathematical subject in its own right. Convexity is used in optimization theory, functional analysis, complex analysis, and other parts of mathematics.Convex Analysis introduces

Table of Contents

Why Convexity? Basic Ideas. Functions. More on Functions. Applications. More sophisticated Ideas. The MiniMax Theorem. Concluding Remarks. Appendix: Technical Tools. Table of Notation. Glossary.

About the Author

Steven G. Krantz received his PhD from Princeton University. Dr. Krantz has taught at UCLA, Princeton University, Penn State, and Washington University in St. Louis. For five years he was the department chair at Washington University. Dr. Krantz has received the Chauvenet Prize, awarded for outstanding mathematical expository writing. He has also been awarded the Kemper Prize and the Beckenbach Book Award. Dr. Krantz is the founding editor of the Journal of Geometric Analysis as well as Complex Analysis and its Synergies. He has written nearly 195 scholarly papers and more than 75 books.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MATHEMATICS / Geometry / General
MATHEMATICS / Functional Analysis