Title: Introduction to the mean curvature flow
Speaker: Dr. Franck Djiideme University of Benin
Date: 11 September 2013
Time: 3.30 p.m.
Venue: Lecture Hall III, Department of Mathematics

The mean curvature flow is a process under which a submanifold is deformed in its mean curvature vector’s direction. This process received more attention since it is an efficient way to construct submanifold which minimizes the volume : it is the negative gradient flow of volume functional. In this firs talk. I will discuss about basic tools in the study of mean curvature and describe some examples .


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