A simple intuitive proof of a theorem in degree theory for gradient mappings

Author:
James C. Scovel

Journal:
Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. **93** (1985), 751-753

MSC:
Primary 55M25; Secondary 58C05, 58E05

MathSciNet review:
776215

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Abstract: We give a simple, intuitive proof of a known theorem: the degree of the gradient of a coercive functional on a large ball in is one.

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https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1985-0776215-1

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