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Nonlinear stability of shock waves for viscous conservation laws
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Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 12 (1985), 233-236
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  • Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 12 (1985), 233-236
  • MSC (1980): Primary 35K55, 76N10; Secondary 35B40, 35L65
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  • MathSciNet review: 776475