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Real Algebraic Curves of Constant Width

Chatchawan Panraksa
Mahidol University International College, Nakhon Pathom

16:00 Wednesday, 24 May 2017, Room 3306, MUIC


Rabinowitz constructed a parametric curve of constant width and expressed it as a plane algebraic curve; however, the algebraic curve also contains isolated points separate from the original curve. We show how to modify his example in order to produce a curve with no isolated points. We then conjecture a method for producing a family of such curves and prove the conjecture in several cases.

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