Local Estimates via the Maximum Principle

  • Klaus Ecker
Part of the Progress in Nonlinear Differential Equations and Their Applications book series (PNLDE, volume 57)


In general, solutions of mean curvature flow develop singularities in finite time before they disappear altogether as suggested by Figure 3.1.


Maximum Principle Curvature Flow Fundamental Form Local Estimate Curvature Estimate 


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Klaus Ecker
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  1. 1.Fachbereich für Mathematik und InformatikFreie Universität BerlinBerlinGermany

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