International Conference of Recent Development on L<sup>∞</sup>-Variational Problems and Associated Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations

International Conference:
Recent Development on L-Variational Problems and
Associated Nonlinear Partial Differential Equation

University of Kentucky, Lexington
Thursday, May 12 -- Saturday, May 14, 2011


John Lewis Mathematics University of Kentucky
Changyou Wang Mathematics University of Kentucky
Yifeng Yu Mathematics University of California, Irvine
Robert Jensen Mathematics Loyola University of Chicago


We are pleased to acknowledge the support of the following institutions:

National Science Foundation;
Office of the Vice-President for Research, University of Kentucky;
College of Arts and Sciences, University of Kentucky;
Department of Mathematics, University of Kentucky.

Scientific Program

Various L-variational problems and the associated degenerate nonlinear
partial differential equations or Aronsson's equation have attracted great research interests.
This is partly because of their broad connections and potential applications to other fields
such as image recovery engineering, optimal control theory, weak KAM theory,
random differential equations, and even geometric group theory.
In the past fifteen years, we have witnessed many fundamentally important developments in this field.
The organizers strongly believe that it is a good time to hold this meeting in order to bring together
major contributors of the fields, including both nationally and internationally renowed experts,
very active junior researchers, recent Ph.D's and advanced graduate students to interact,
share novel new ideas, and possibly initiate new collaborations.
The main goals of the meeting are: