minimal equation

minimal equation

[′min·ə·məl i′kwā·zhən]
(mathematics)
An algebraic equation whose zeros define a minimal surface.
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In this section we describe explicitly some solutions of the minimal equation which are equivariant.
This topological representation readily maps to its mathematics through the powerful Maple engine and uses several simplification tools to remove redundant equations and reduce input to a minimal equation set that will accurately represent the system.
The Fuchsianity of the minimal equation for S, and the rationality of its exponents, follow by combining the results by Katz, Honda and Chudnovsky cited above.

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