Circle Packings

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Circle Packing Theorem - Relations With Conformal Mapping Theory
... conference in 1985, William Thurston conjectured that circle packings could be used to approximate conformal mappings ... More precisely, Thurston used circle packings to find a conformal mapping from an arbitrary open disk A to the interior of a circle the mapping from one topological disk ... Thurston's idea was to pack circles of some small radius r in a hexagonal tessellation of the plane, within region A, leaving a narrow region near the boundary of A, of width r, where no more circles of this ...

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