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Differential Geometry: From Elastic Curves to Willmore Surfaces
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  • Title: Differential Geometry: From Elastic Curves to Willmore Surfaces
  • Author(s) Ulrich Pinkall, Oliver Gross
  • Publisher: Birkhäuser; 2024th edition (February 14, 2024); eBook (Creative Commons Licensed)
  • License(s): Creative Commons License (CC)
  • Hardcover: 214 pages
  • eBook: PDF and ePub
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 3031398378
  • ISBN-13: 978-3031398377
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Book Description

This open access book covers the main topics for a course on the differential geometry of curves and surfaces. There is a strong focus on variational problems, ranging from elastic curves to surfaces that minimize area, or the Willmore functional.

About the Authors
  • Ulrich Pinkall is a German mathematician, specializing in differential geometry and computer graphics.
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