Circle Packings

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Circle Packing Theorem - Relations With Conformal Mapping Theory
... 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 A to another ... 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 ...

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