By Stefan Hildebrandt, Rolf Leis

This quantity includes 18 invited papers by way of contributors and site visitors of the previous Sonderforschungsbereich in Bonn (SFB seventy two) who, through the years, collaborated at the study workforce "Solution of PDE's and Calculus of Variations". The emphasis is on life and regularity effects, on certain equations of mathematical physics and on scattering idea.

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V$}, G — {1^2,^3} are connected, then G contains an odd hole. Proof. Let Q be a component of G — {v\, i>2, v$}. We may assume that Q is bipartite (else Q contains an odd hole and we are done); thus the set of nodes of Q splits into stable sets Si and S2. Since each G — {v,•, Vj} is connected, each of the three nodes vk must have a neighbor in Si US?. Hence two of the three nodes, say vi and i>2, must have a neighbor in the same S/. It follows that the subgraph of G induced by Q U {v\, v2} is not bipartite, and so it contains an odd hole.

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Thus consider a block B' of B and an active edge with endnodes s, t in B' and let us prove first the following claim. Claim 1. One of the two nodes s, t is the root of B'. Proof. Assume the contrary and let W be the nodeset of a component of B — {s, t} that does not contain the root of B'. We can also assume that st is chosen among all possible candidates so that | W\ is minimum. 12, property 3. Our choice for s and t ensures that B — {s} and B — {t} are connected. Hence, B — (W U {s}) and B — (W U {t}) are also connected and eventually contain the root of B' if B' / B.