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An introduction to minimal currents and parametric variational problems. (English) Zbl 0529.49019
Differential geometry and differential equations, Proc. 1980 Beijing Sympos., Vol. 1, 65-108 (1982).

49Q15 Geometric measure and integration theory, integral and normal currents in optimization
58A25 Currents in global analysis
49Q05 Minimal surfaces and optimization
53A10 Minimal surfaces in differential geometry, surfaces with prescribed mean curvature
58E35 Variational inequalities (global problems) in infinite-dimensional spaces
28A75 Length, area, volume, other geometric measure theory