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Translation Surfaces of Weingarten Type in 3-Space


  • Dillen, Franki

    () (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium)

  • Goemans, Wendy

    () (Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel (HUB), Belgium)

  • Van de Woestyne, Ignace

    () (Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel (HUB), Belgium)


In this paper, we derive a classification of translation surfaces in the 3-dimensional Euclidean and Minkowski space, satisfying the Weingarten condition. Even though the family of translation surfaces is one of the simplest to consider, obtaining this classification is far from trivial and requires the use of a computer algebra system.

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  • Dillen, Franki & Goemans, Wendy & Van de Woestyne, Ignace, 2008. "Translation Surfaces of Weingarten Type in 3-Space," Working Papers 2008/63, Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel, Faculteit Economie en Management.
  • Handle: RePEc:hub:wpecon:200863

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