Lecture notes on Mather's theory for Lagrangian systems
by Alfonso Sorrentino
Publisher: arXiv 2010
Number of pages: 72
In these lecture notes we shall try to to provide a brief, but hopefully comprehensive introduction to Mather's theory for Lagrangian systems and its subsequent developments by Ricardo Mane and Albert Fathi. We shall consider only the autonomous case (i.e., no dependence on time in the Lagrangian and Hamiltonian).
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