Ancient solutions to the curve shortening flow and the Ricci flow in 2 dimensions

Ancient solutions to the curve shortening flow and the Ricci flow in 2 dimensions

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Natasa Sesum, Columbia University
Fine Hall 314

I will give a classification of ancient convex closed embedded ancient solutions to the curve shortening flow and the ancient solutions to the Ricci flow on surfaces. This is a joint work with Daskalopoulos and Hamilton.