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Advances in Calculus of Variations

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Volume 11, Issue 4


On the continuity of functionals defined on partitions

Matthias Ruf
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Published Online: 2017-04-19 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/acv-2016-0061


We characterize the continuity of prototypical functionals acting on finite Caccioppoli partitions and prove that it is equivalent to convergence of the perimeter of the jump set.

Keywords: Surface energies; continuity; finite partitions

MSC 2010: 28A75; 49Q15


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About the article

Received: 2016-12-12

Accepted: 2017-02-23

Published Online: 2017-04-19

Published in Print: 2018-10-01

Citation Information: Advances in Calculus of Variations, Volume 11, Issue 4, Pages 335–339, ISSN (Online) 1864-8266, ISSN (Print) 1864-8258, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/acv-2016-0061.

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