Cusps of Gauss Mappings
by Thomas Banchoff, Terence Gaffney, Clint McCrory
Publisher: Pitman Advanced Pub. Program 1982
Number of pages: 88
From the table of contents: Gauss mappings of plane curves, Gauss mappings of surfaces, characterizations of Gaussian cusps, singularities of families of mappings, projections to lines, focal and parallel surfaces, projections to planes, singularities and extrinsic geometry.
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