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By Robert Osserman

Transparent and complete, this exam of minimum surfaces good points twelve sections that debate parametric and non-parametric surfaces, surfaces that reduce region, isothermal parameters on surfaces, Bernstein's theorem, minimum surfaces with boundary, and lots of different topics.
This variation positive factors titanic revisions and additions to the unique paintings, together with the makes use of of minimum surfaces to settle very important conjectures in relativity and topology. different enlargements comprise up to date paintings on Plateau's challenge and isoperimetric inequalities in addition to a brand new appendix, supplementary references, and accelerated indexes.

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