18.994 Seminar in Geometry

As taught in: Fall 2004

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.)

Level:

Undergraduate

Instructors:

Dr. Emma Carberry

Course Features

Course Description

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.