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I have heard that an ornamental cabbage leaf is an example of a surface with an intrinsic curvature.

If one wanted to make such a surface from scratch(and to detailed specifications) how would one go about it?

Again ,if one wanted to describe a particular "ornamental cabbage leaf" surface mathematically how could this be done?

And , thirdly ,I suppose is there a general algorithm or a mathematical method to create or describe surfaces that have intrinsic curvature?

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# Engineering a body with an intrinsic curvature

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