PDE seminar: c-Isoperimetric Mass curvature operator

2012-10-15 16:30 - 2012-10-15 17:30
Faculty of Science Building #3, Room 309
Leobardo Rosales (Korea Institute for Advanced Study: KIAS)
We introduce a new mass for currents, through which we ask questions analogous to Plateau's problem of finding the surface with least area given a boundary curve. Connections are drawn to work done on the thread problem by Eckert.