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The k -Hessian equation

Wang, Xu-Jia


The k-Hessian is the k-trace, or the kth elementary symmetric polynomial of eigenvalues of the Hessian matrix. When k 2, the k-Hessian equation is a fully nonlinear partial differential equations. It is elliptic when restricted to k-admissible functions.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Book chapter
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-01674-5_5


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