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$$\Gamma$$-convergence for beginners. (English) Zbl 1198.49001
Oxford Lecture Series in Mathematics and its Applications 22. Oxford: Oxford University Press (ISBN 0-19-850784-4/hbk). xii, 218 p. (2002).
Publisher’s description: This is a handbook of Gamma-convergence, which is a theoretical tool used to study problems in Applied Mathematics where varying parameters are present, with many applications that range from Mechanics to Computer Vision. The book is directed to Applied Mathematicians in all fields and to Engineers with a theoretical background.

MSC:
 49-02 Research exposition (monographs, survey articles) pertaining to calculus of variations and optimal control 35B27 Homogenization in context of PDEs; PDEs in media with periodic structure 49J45 Methods involving semicontinuity and convergence; relaxation 49K40 Sensitivity, stability, well-posedness 74Q05 Homogenization in equilibrium problems of solid mechanics