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A combinatorial approach to harmonic mapsGeometry/Topology
|Speaker: ||Peter Scott, University of Michigan|
|Location: ||2112 MSB|
|Start time: ||Tue, Jun 5 2012, 1:10PM|
In joint work with Joel Hass, we have defined combinatorial versions of area and energy, in order to give a combinatorial version of harmonic maps. These maps share some of the properties of smooth harmonic maps, which allows some applications to be obtained in the combinatorial setting.