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The polar cone of the set of monotone maps

Authors: Fabio Cavalletti and Michael Westdickenberg
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 143 (2015), 781-787
MSC (2010): Primary 49Q20
Published electronically: October 15, 2014
MathSciNet review: 3283664
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Abstract: We prove that every element of the polar cone to the closed convex cone of monotone transport maps can be represented as the divergence of a measure field taking values in the positive definite matrices.

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Fabio Cavalletti
Affiliation: Lehrstuhl für Mathematik (Analysis), RWTH Aachen University, Templergraben 55, D-52062 Aachen, Germany

Michael Westdickenberg
Affiliation: Lehrstuhl für Mathematik (Analysis), RWTH Aachen University, Templergraben 55, D-52062 Aachen, Germany

Keywords: Optimal transport, polar cone
Received by editor(s): May 10, 2013
Received by editor(s) in revised form: June 3, 2013
Published electronically: October 15, 2014
Communicated by: Walter Craig
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