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Topic: Looking for Maple/Math-a collaborator to derive equations of quadrics from equations of skew line pairs
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Robert H. Lewis

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Re: Looking for Maple/Math-a collaborator to derive equations of quadrics from equations of skew line pairs
Posted: Jan 11, 2012 8:34 PM
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> I am working with two senior scientists from
> Princeton and PennState on certain previously unnoticed correlations
> between
> protein message space and protein structure space.
>
> A consideration of the globular nature of proteins in relation to
> those quadrics which are/aren't surfaces of revolution suggests that
> it would be beneficial for our team to know whether
> certain pairs of skew lines generate one-sheeted hyperboloids or
> hypars (a la Hilber/Voss-Cohen), and what the equatioons of the
> generated
> surfaces are.
>
> Can anyone recommend someone who's done this and is
> ready to "plug-and-play"?
>
> Mention will of course be made in a paper to be
> submitted late summer/early Fall.
>
> Thanks for any time you can afford to spend
> considering this matter.
>
> David Halitsky
> 615-613-2123


 I thought I replied to this, but I don't see it.

 This sounds like a system of polynomial equations.  If so, I could be
interested.  Look me up.

Robert H. Lewis
Fordham University



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