In a former life Allen Fogelsanger completed a dissertation in mathematics for which Cornell University awarded him a Ph.D. in 1988. It is made available here as penance for having never published it.

For slow internet connections the dissertation has been divided into pdf documents as follows:


The Generic Rigidity of Minimal Cycles

by Allen Fogelsanger

Allen Fogelsanger 1988
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The pages were scanned at 600 dpi and converted into pdf using ABBYY FineReader 6.0 Sprint. They are imperfectly searchable for words without symbols.


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This webpage was last revised on August 4, 2012.


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