3:30 p.m., Friday

Math 100

Panagiota Daskalopolous

University of California, Irvine

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We will discuss the regularity of the interface in two different free-boundary problems arising from the degeneracy of nonlinear parabolic equations: the porous medium equation and the Gauss curvature flow with flat sides. We will show that, under certain assuptions on the initial data, the free-boundary becomes smooth for a short time. We will also discuss the long time regularity of the interface.

Refreshments will be served in Math Annex Room 1115, 3:15 p.m.

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