Seminar in Geometry

A square torus with three points removed.

Model of Costa's surface, a complete embedded minimal surface that is conformally a square torus with three points removed. This model was crafted by David Glasser. For more details, see his project. (Image courtesy of Nikolaos Deonas.)


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Fall 2004



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In this course, students take turns in giving lectures. For the most part, the lectures are based on Robert Osserman's classic book A Survey of Minimal Surfaces, Dover Phoenix Editions. New York: Dover Publications, May 1, 2002. ISBN: 0486495140.

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