Preface 1: Introduction Part 1 2: Main applications 3: Preliminaries and basic estimates 4: Basic examples 5: The Dirichlet problem I. Weak solutions 6: The Dirichlet problem II. Limit solutions, very weak solutions and some other variants 7: Continuity of local solutions 8: The Dirichlet problem III. Strong solutions 9: The Cauchy problem. L' theory 10: The PME as an abstract evolution equation. Semigroup approach 11: The Neumann problem and problems on manifolds Part 2 12: The Cauchy problem with growing initial data 13: Optimal existence theory for nonnegative solutions 14: Propagation properties 15: One-dimensional theory. Regularity and interfaces 16: Full analysis of selfsimilarity 17: Techniques of symmetrization and concentration 18: Asymptotic behaviour I. The Cauchy problem 19: Regularity and finer asymptotics in several dimensions 20: Asymptotic behaviour II. Dirichlet and Neumann problems Complements 21: Further applications 22: Basic facts and appendices Bibliography Index
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