A posteriori error estimation for nonlinear variational problems by duality theory. (English) Zbl 0904.65064

J. Math. Sci., New York 99, No. 1, 927-935 (2000); translation from Zap. Nauchn. Semin. POMI 243, 201-214 (1997).
Summary: We use duality theory of the calculus of variations for deriving a posteriori error estimates. We obtain a general form of this (duality) error estimate and show that known classes of a posteriori error estimates are its particular cases.


65K10 Numerical optimization and variational techniques
49J27 Existence theories for problems in abstract spaces
49N15 Duality theory (optimization)
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