Minimal surfaces by Tobias H. Colding

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Published by Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University in New York .

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [121]-124).

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StatementTobias H. Colding, William P. Minicozzi, II.
SeriesCourant lecture notes in mathematics ;, 4
ContributionsMinicozzi, William P.
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LC ClassificationsQA644 .C65 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination124 p. ;
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL56843M
ISBN 100965870332
LC Control Number99072225

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