# Advances in Calculus of Variations

Managing Editor: Duzaar, Frank / Kinnunen, Juha

Editorial Board Member: Armstrong, Scott N. / Astala, Kari / Colding, Tobias / Dacorogna, Bernard / Dal Maso, Gianni / DiBenedetto, Emmanuele / Fonseca, Irene / Finster, Felix / Gianazza, Ugo / Gursky, Matthew / Hardt, Robert / Ishii, Hitoshi / Kristensen, Jan / Manfredi, Juan / Martell, Jose Maria / McCann, Robert / Mingione, Giuseppe / Nystrom, Kaj / Pacard, Frank / Preiss, David / Riviére, Tristan / Schaetzle, Reiner / Silvestre, Luis

IMPACT FACTOR increased in 2015: 1.219

Rank 33 out of 312 in category Mathematics and 63 out of 254 in Applied Mathematics in the 2015 Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Report/Science Edition

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2015: 1.290

Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2015: 1.062

Impact per Publication (IPP) 2015: 0.870

Mathematical Citation Quotient (MCQ) 2014: 1.01

- Online
- ISSN
- 1864-8266

## Overview

### Aims and Scope

*Advances in Calculus of Variations *publishes high quality original research focusing on that part of calculus of variation and related applications which combines tools and methods from partial differential equations with geometrical techniques.

In particular the journal includes the following topics: existence and regularity for minimizers and critical points; variational methods for partial differential equations; geometrical aspects of calculus of variation: minimal surfaces, harmonic mappings, geometrically motivated flows, curvature equations, quasi-conformal mappings; applications of variational methods to non-linear elasticity, free boundary problems, general relativity; geometric measure theory.

## Supplementary Information

## Details

- Language:
- English
- Type of Publication:
- Journal

- Subjects
- Mathematics > Analysis
- Mathematics > Geometry and Topology

## Submission of Manuscripts

### Instructions for Authors

**Submitting an article**

... is done online at: http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/acvar.

Contributions submitted to this journal must be written in clear and concise English. Only unpublished material can be accepted, and authors may not republish their paper in the same or similar form. The decision on the acceptance is taken after a peer-reviewing procedure. The journal makes no page charges.

The authors can provide the names and e-mail addresses of up to four potential reviewers.

**Each article**

... must begin with an abstract of less than 150 words. The abstract must be followed by an appropriate classification according to MSC 2010 (Mathematics Subject Classification) and a list of 3 to 6 keywords. The short title for the running head should contain at most 80 characters, spaces inclusive.

Authors are asked to follow a few basic guidelines while formatting their paper for publication, in order for the journal to be as homogeneous in appearance as possible. Please download the LaTeX class file and the respective sample file including the instructions for formatting here.

The affiliation, postal and electronic addresses of all authors should be placed at the very end of the paper.

**Figures** must be of sufficiently high resolution (minimum 600 dpi). Lettering of all figures within the article should be uniform in style (preferably a sans serif typeface like Helvetica) and of sufficient size (ca. 8 pt.). Uppercase letters A, B, C, etc. should be used to identify parts of multi-part figures. Cite all figures in the text in numerical order. Indicate the approximate placement of each figure. Do not embed figures within the text body of the manuscript; submit figures in separate files. In a TEX document EPS files may be incorporated into the TEX file by using one of the standard macro packages.

Provide a short descriptive title and a legend to make each figure self-explanatory. Explain all symbols used in the figures. Remember to use the same abbreviations as in the text body.

Authors are encouraged to submit illustrations in color if necessary for their scientific content. Publication of color figures is provided free of charge both in online and print editions.

**References **should be collected at the end of the paper, numbered with Arabic numerals in alphabetical order of the authors' names and surrounded by square brackets. Please use abbreviations for titles of journals in accordance with those listed in Mathematical Reviews.

o Articles in journals:

[1] A. Carbonaro, G. Metafune and C. Spina, Parabolic Schrödinger operators, J. Math

Anal. and Appl. 343 (2008), 965-974.

o Articles ahead of print:

[2] D. Farley and L. Sabalka, Presentations of graph braid groups, Forum Math. (2010), doi: 10.1515/FORM.2011.086.

oBooks and Monographs:

[3] I. M. Isaacs, Character theory of finite groups, AMS Chelsea Publishing, 2006.

o Chapters:

[4] T. De Medts, F. Haot, R. Knop and H. Van Maldeghem, On the uniqueness of the unipotent subgroups of some Moufang sets, in: Finite Geometries, Groups, and Computation, pp. 43-66, de Gruyter, Berlin, 2006.

**Galley proofs**

... will be sent to all authors in due time with a request to carefully check them.

**After publication**

... each author will receive a PDF file of the final version for private use only.

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## Editorial Information

**Managing Editors**

**Frank Duzaar**Department of Mathematics

University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Cauerstrasse 11

91058 Erlangen, Germany

E-mail: frank.duzaar@fau.de

**Juha Kinnunen**Department of Mathematics

Aalto University School of Science

P.O. Box 11100

00076 Aalto, Finland

E-mail: juha.k.kinnunen@aalto.fi

**Editorial Board**

**Scott N. Armstrong**Chargé de Recherche CNRS

CEREMADE Université Paris-Dauphine

Place de Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny

75775 Paris Cedex 16, France

E-mail: armstrong@ceremade.dauphine.fr

**Kari Astala**

P.O. Box 68 (Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2b)

FI-00014 University of Helsinki

Helsinki, Finland

E-mail: kari.astala@helsinki.fi

**Tobias Colding**Department of Mathematics,

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

77 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02139-4307, U.S.A.

E-mail: colding@math.mit.edu

**Bernard Dacorogna**Department of Mathematics

École Polytéchnique Fédérale de Lausanne

1015 Lausanne, Switzerland

E-mail: bernard.dacorogna@epfl.ch

**Gianni Dal Maso**SISSA

Via Beirut 2-4

34014 Trieste, Italy

E-mail: dalmaso@sissa.it

**Emmanuele Di Benedetto**Department of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics

Vanderbilt University

1416 Stevenson Center

37240 Nashville; Tennessee, U.S.A.

E-mail: em.diben@vanderbilt.edu

**Irene Fonseca**Department of Mathematics

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA 15213, U.S.A.

E-mail: fonseca@andrew.cmu.edu

**Felix Finster**Mathematik

Universität Regensburg, Germany

E-mail: felix.finster@mathematik.uni-regensburg.de

**Ugo Gianazza**Deparment of Mathematics “F. Casorati”

University of Pavia

Via Ferrata 1

27100 Pavia, Italy

E-mail: gianazza@imati.cnr.it

**Matthew Gursky**

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, U.S.A.

E-mail: Matthew.J.Gursky.1@nd.edu

**Robert Hardt**Dept. of Mathematics

Rice University

P. O. Box 1892

Houston, TX 77251, U.S.A.

E-mail: hardt@math.rice.edu

**Hitoshi Ishii**Department of Mathematics

Faculty of Education and Integrated Arts and Sciences

Waseda University

Tokyo 169-8050, Japan

E-mail: hitoshi.ishii@waseda.jp

**Jan Kristensen**Mathematical Institute

24-29 St. Giles'

University of Oxford

Oxford OX1 3LB, England

E-mail: kristens@maths.ox.ac.uk

**Juan Manfredi**Department of Mathematics

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA 15260, U.S.A.

E-mail: manfredi@pitt.edu

**José María Martell**Instituto de Ciencias Matematicas CSIC-UAM-UC3M-UCM

Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas

C/ Nicolas Cabrera 13-15

28049 Madrid, Spain

E-mail: chema.martell@icmat.es

**Robert McCann**

Department of Mathematics

University of Toronto

Bahen Centre

40 St George St

Room 6290

Toronto, Ontario M5S 2E4, Canada

E-mail: mccann@math.toronto.edu

**Giuseppe Mingione**Dipartimento di Matematica

Università di Parma

Parco Area delle Scienze 53/a

Campus

43100 Parma, Italy

E-mail: giuseppe.mingione@unipr.it

**Kaj Nyström**Department of Mathematics

Uppsala University

Box 480

751 06 Uppsala, Sweden

E-mail: kaj.nystrom@math.uu.se

**Frank Pacard**

Université Paris 12

61 Avenue du Général de Gaulle

94011 Créteil, France

E-mail: pacard@univ-paris12.fr

**David Preiss**Mathematics Institute, Zeeman Building, University of Warwick

Coventry, CV4 7AL, England

E-mail: D.Preiss@warwick.ac.uk

**Tristan Riviére**Department of Mathematics

ETHZ

8092 Zurich, Switzerland

E-mail: riviere@math.ethz.ch

**Reiner Schaetzle**Math. Institut

Auf der Morgenstelle 10

Universität Tübingen

Tübingen, Germany

E-mail: rsch@everest.mathematik.uni-tuebingen.de

**Luis Silvestre**

Department of Mathematics

University of Chicago

5734 S. University Avenue

Chicago, IL 60637, U.S.A.

E-mail: luis@math.uchicago.edu

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