Chapman and Hall/CRC
Although research in curve shortening flow has been very active for nearly 20 years, the results of those efforts have remained scattered throughout the literature. For the first time, The Curve Shortening Problem collects and illuminates those results in a comprehensive, rigorous, and self-contained account of the fundamental results.
Basic Results. Invariant Solutions for the Curve Shortening Flow. The Curvature-Eikonal Flow for Convex Curves. The Convex Generalized Curve Shortening Flow. The Non-Convex Curve Shortening Flow. A Class of Non-Convex Anisotropic Flows. Embedded Closed Geodesic on Surfaces. The Non-Convex Generalized Curve Shortening Flow. Bibliography.