Compact Surface

A compact surface is a surface which is also a compact set. A compact surface has a triangulation with a finite number of triangles. The sphere and torus are compact.

See also

Compact Set, Triangulation

This entry contributed by Todd Rowland

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Rowland, Todd. "Compact Surface." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource, created by Eric W. Weisstein.

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