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CNA Seminar/Colloquium/Joint Pitt-CNA Colloquium
Thierry De Pauw
Universite' Paris Diderot
Title: Existence and regularity for the Plateau problem : Classical resutls and recent developments

Abstract: I will explain two models for the Plateau problem in Euclidean space, one introduced by E.R. Reifenberg, the other due to H. Federer and W.H. Fleming. I will discuss existence issues in both settings and describe a recent positive result.

Recording: http://mm.math.cmu.edu/recordings/cna/CNA-ThierryDePauw-Jan-08-2013.avi
Recording: http://mm.math.cmu.edu/recordings/cna/CNA-ThierryDePauw-Jan-08-2013.mp4
Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Time: 1:30 pm
Location: Wean Hall 7218
Submitted by:  David Kinderlehrer