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On asymptotic behaviour and W 2, p regularity of potentials in optimal transportation

Liu, Jiakun; Trudinger, Neil S.; Wang, Xu-Jia


In this paper we study local properties of cost and potential functions in optimal transportation. We prove that in a proper normalization process, the cost function is uniformly smooth and converges locally smoothly to a quadratic cost x · y, while the potential function converges to a quadratic function. As applications we obtain the interior W2,p estimates and sharp C1,α estimates for the potentials, which satisfy a Monge–Ampère type equation. The W2,p estimate was previously proved by...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015-03
Type: Journal article
Source: Archive for Rational Mechanics and Analysis
DOI: 10.1007/s00205-014-0797-y


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