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Regularity of subelliptic Monge-Ampère equations in the plane

Authors: Pengfei Guan and Eric Sawyer
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 361 (2009), 4581-4591
MSC (2000): Primary 35J60, 35B65
Published electronically: April 14, 2009
MathSciNet review: 2506420
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Abstract: We establish a $ C^\infty$ regularity result for $ C^{1,1}$ solutions of degenerate Monge-Ampère equation in $ \mathbb{R}^2$, under the assumption that the trace of the Hessian is bounded from below.

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Pengfei Guan
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2K6

Eric Sawyer
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4K1

Received by editor(s): April 26, 2007
Published electronically: April 14, 2009
Additional Notes: Research of the authors was supported in part by NSERC Discovery Grants.
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