Riemann surface
a one-dimensional complex manifold; a generalization of the complex plane

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  • Riemann, Bernhard — ▪ German mathematician in full  Georg Friedrich Bernhard Riemann  born September 17, 1826, Breselenz, Hanover [Germany] died July 20, 1866, Selasca, Italy  German mathematician whose profound and novel approaches to the study of geometry laid the …   Universalium

  • Riemann mapping theorem — In complex analysis, the Riemann mapping theorem states that if U is a simply connected open subset of the complex number plane Bbb C which is not all of Bbb C, then there exists a biholomorphic (bijective and holomorphic) mapping f, from U, onto …   Wikipedia

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