a1 Department of Mathematics, King's College, Strand London WC2R 2LS, England
We prove that Finsler metrics on Euclidean domains can be approximated in a certain sense by so-called Finsler-type metrics. As an application we improve upon previous estimates on the fundamental solution of higher order parabolic equations.
(Received December 03 1997)
p1 Current address: Department of Mathematics, University of Crete, 71409 Heraklion Crete, Greece