Analysis and Geometry of Markov Diffusion Operators by Dominique Bakry,Ivan Gentil,Michel Ledoux

By Dominique Bakry,Ivan Gentil,Michel Ledoux

The current quantity is an intensive monograph at the analytic and geometric features of Markov diffusion operators. It makes a speciality of the geometric curvature homes of the underlying constitution as a way to examine convergence to equilibrium, spectral bounds, useful inequalities resembling Poincaré, Sobolev or logarithmic Sobolev inequalities, and numerous bounds on options of evolution equations. even as, it covers a wide category of evolution and partial differential equations.

The ebook is meant to function an advent to the topic and to be available for starting and complex scientists and non-specialists. at the same time, it covers quite a lot of effects and strategies from the early advancements within the mid-eighties to the newest achievements. As such, scholars and researchers drawn to the trendy points of Markov diffusion operators and semigroups and their connections to analytic sensible inequalities, probabilistic convergence to equilibrium and geometric curvature will locate it particularly worthy. chosen chapters is usually used for complicated classes at the topic.

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