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SIGMA Seminar
A variational approach to standing pulse solutions of a skew-gradient system
Jieun Lee (UConn)

Friday, October 18, 2019
12:20pm – 1:20pm

Storrs Campus
MONT 214

From vegetation patterns in an ecological system to propagating waves in a nerve conduction system, patterns emerge everywhere in nature. From a mathematical perspective, reaction- diffusion models are widely used to understand the mechanism underlying pattern formation. In this talk, we introduce reaction-diffusion models with a skew gradient structure which encompasses an important class of activator-inhibitor type systems that exhibit localized patterns. A variational framework is proposed to show the existence of standing pulse solutions to a skew-gradient system.


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