Gloria Mari Beffa

Professor of Mathematics
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

Discrete moving frames and integrable systems,
with Elizabeth Mansfield and Jing Ping Wang, Foundations of Computational Mathematics, Volume 13, Issue 4 (2013), Page 545-582, 10.1007/s10208-013-9153-0.

Hamiltonian evolutions of twisted polygons in parabolic manifolds: the Lagrangian Grassmannian,
to appear in the Pacific Journal of Mathematics.

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

Integrable flows for starlike curves in centroaffine space,
with Anna Calini and Thomas Ivey, Symmetry, Integrability and Geometry: Methods and Applications, 9 (2013), 022.

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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