Journal of Inequalities and Applications
Volume 2008 (2008), Article ID 835736, 12 pages
Research Article

Local Regularity Results for Minima of Anisotropic Functionals and Solutions of Anisotropic Equations

Gao Hongya,1,2 Qiao Jinjing,1 Wang Yong,3 and Chu Yuming4

1College of Mathematics and Computer Science, Hebei University, Baoding 071002, China
2Study Center of Mathematics of Hebei Province, Shijiazhuang 050016, China
3Department of Mathematics, Chengde Teachers College for Nationalities, Chengde 067000, China
4Faculty of Science, Huzhou Teachers College, Huzhou 313000, China

Received 13 July 2007; Accepted 21 November 2007

Academic Editor: Alberto Cabada

Copyright © 2008 Gao Hongya et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


This paper gives some local regularity results for minima of anisotropic functionals I(u;Ω)=Ωf(x,u,Du)dx, uWloc1,qi(Ω) and for solutions of anisotropic equations div𝒜(x,u,Du)=-i=1N(f/xi), uWloc1,qi(Ω) which can be regarded as generalizations of the classical results.