Is quasi-concavity preserved by heat flow?

Kazuhiro Ishige, Paolo Salani

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We investigate on the preservation of spatial quasi-concavity of the initial datum by the solutions of the heat equation and we give negative results in dimension N ≥ 2.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)450-460
Number of pages11
JournalArchiv der Mathematik
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2008 May 1


  • Convexity
  • Heat equation
  • Level sets
  • Quasi-concavity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mathematics(all)

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