Quasilinear equations

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For instance, the following equations are all quasilinear (and the first two are NOT semilinear)

\[u_t-\mbox{div} \left ( \frac{\nabla u}{\sqrt{1+|\nabla u|^2}}\right ) = 0 \]

Mean curvature flow

\[ u_t = \mbox{div} \left ( u \nabla \mathcal{K_\alpha} u\right ),\;\;\; \mathcal{K_\alpha} u = u * |x|^{-n+\alpha} \]

Nonlocal porous medium equation

\[ u_t + H(x,t,u,\nabla u) + (-\Delta)^s u = 0.\]

Hamilton-Jacobi with fractional diffusion

Equations which are not quasilinear are called Fully nonlinear equations, which include for instance Monge Ampére and Fully nonlinear integro-differential equations. Note that all Semilinear equations are automatically quasilinear.

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