Gloria Mari Beffa

Professor of Mathematics, Chair
Mathematics Department
Madison, WI 53706
(608) 263-1634

Email to: maribeff(at)

Education: Ph.D., Mathematics, 1991,
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities .


Currently teaching

Math 221, Calculus 1.

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Recent Publications

with their files

On the integrability of the shift map on twisted pentagram spirals,

Hamiltonian evolutions of twisted polygons in parabolic manifolds: the Lagrangian Grassmannian,
Pacific Journal of Mathematics 270-2 (2014), 287--317. DOI 10.2140/pjm.2014.270.287

Hamiltonian evolutions of twisted gons in RP^n,
with Jing Ping Wang, Nonlinearity 26 (2013) 2515-2551.

On integrable generalizations of the pentagram map,
International Mathematics Research Notices (2014); doi: 10.1093/imrn/rnu044.

Research Interests

Geometrical aspects of infinite dimensional and discrete Integrable systems; ; Pentagram and associated maps; Discrete moving frames and invariants; Poisson geometry; Adler-Gel'fand-Dikii brackets; Differential Invariants and Invariant Differential and difference evolutions, specially their relationship with infinite and discrete Hamiltonians; Moving frames and discrete moving frames, and applications; Projective and parabolic Geometry; Applications to image processing; Mathematics and applications in general.

For a complete list of papers and more professional information

Please, have a look at my Curriculum Vitae

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