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Conformal Geometry and Dynamics

Published by the American Mathematical Society since 1997, the purpose of this electronic-only journal is to provide a forum for mathematical work in related fields broadly described as conformal geometry and dynamics. All articles are freely available to all readers and with no publishing fees for authors.

ISSN 1088-4173

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Taimanov’s surface evolution and Bäcklund transformations for curves
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by Oscar Garay and Joel Langer
Conform. Geom. Dyn. 3 (1999), 37-49
Published electronically: March 25, 1999


Taimanov’s evolution of conformally parametrized surfaces in Euclidean space by the modified Novikov-Veselov equation is interpreted here (in the revolution case) using hyperbolic geometry and Bäcklund transformations for curves.
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Bibliographic Information
  • Oscar Garay
  • Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Universidad Pais Vasco, Bilbao, Spain
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  • Joel Langer
  • Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106
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  • Received by editor(s): October 28, 1998
  • Published electronically: March 25, 1999
  • Additional Notes: We wish to acknowledge the support of the Departamento De Educacion, Universidades E Investigacion, Gobierno Vasco, for J. Langer’s visit.
  • © Copyright 1999 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Conform. Geom. Dyn. 3 (1999), 37-49
  • MSC (1991): Primary 35Q51, 35Q53, 53A05, 53A35, 53A30
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  • MathSciNet review: 1684040