Commentarii Mathematici Helvetici

, Volume 54, Issue 1, pp 218–223 | Cite as

A homological characterization of foliations consisting of minimal surfaces

  • Dennis Sullivan


Minimal Surface Volume Form Transverse Volume DENNIS SULLIVAN Orientable Foliation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dennis Sullivan
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  1. 1.I.H.E.S.Bures-sur-YvetteFrance

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