### Some articles on *circle packings, circle, circles*:

Circle Packing Theorem - Relations With Conformal Mapping Theory

... conference in 1985, William Thurston conjectured that

... 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 ...### Famous quotes containing the word circle:

“we are the *circle* of the crazy ladies

who sit in the lounge of the mental house

and smile at the smiling woman

who passes us each a bell,”

—Anne Sexton (1928–1974)