##### Department of Mathematics,

University of California San Diego

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### Differential Geometry Seminar

## Murugiah Muraleetharan

#### UC Riverside

## The formation of singularities in the curve shortening flow.

##### Abstract:

I will talk about a self-contained proof of curve shortening flow in the plane which does not use the monotonicity formula or the classification of singularities based on the work of Andrews and Bryan.

Host: Ben Weinkove

### January 20, 2010

### 3:00 PM

### AP&M 7321

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