# Threshold Dynamics for Networks with Arbitrary Surface Tensions

@article{EsedoLu2015ThresholdDF, title={Threshold Dynamics for Networks with Arbitrary Surface Tensions}, author={Selim Esedoḡ Lu and Felix Otto}, journal={Communications on Pure and Applied Mathematics}, year={2015}, volume={68} }

We present and study a new algorithm for simulating the N‐phase mean curvature motion for an arbitrary set of (isotropic) N(N−1)2 surface tensions. The departure point is the threshold dynamics algorithm of Merriman, Bence, and Osher for the two‐phase case.

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