Date of Award

5-2006

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy

Major

Mathematics

Major Professor

Kenneth Stephenson

Committee Members

Charles Collins, Morwen Thistlethwaite, Bradley Vander Zanden

Abstract

This dissertation provides existence and uniqueness results for packings of conformal preimages of circles in the unit disk. Examples are given showing how these results can be applied in more general situations, such as finite- and infinite-to-one covers of the punctured plane.

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