Convex Functions and Their Applications: A Contemporary Approach, Second Edition by Constantin P. Niculescu English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 430 Pages | ISBN : 331978336X | 13.25 MB
This second edition provides a thorough introduction to contemporary convex function theory with many new results. A large variety of subjects are covered, from the one real variable case to some of the most advanced topics. The new edition includes considerably more material emphasizing the rich applicability of convex analysis to concrete examples. Chapters 4, 5, and 6 are entirely new, covering important topics such as the Hardy-Littlewood-Pólya-Schur theory of majorization, matrix convexity, and the Legendre-Fenchel-Moreau duality theory.