I need to calculate the area of a conformal mapping closed shape on the complex plane that gives the perimeter. I have the following parameters:

α0 = 0.2; α1 = 1.0; α2 = -α1 - α0;
u0 = 0.5; u1 = 0.2; u2 = -0.4;β = 0.0;
ax = 1.0; τ = 1.0 I; ay = τ*ax;

And the following conformal map:

Z[u_] := 
α0*WeierstrassZeta[u - u0, WeierstrassInvariants[{ax, ay}]] +
α1*WeierstrassZeta[u - u1, WeierstrassInvariants[{ax, ay}]] +
α2*WeierstrassZeta[u - u2, WeierstrassInvariants[{ax, ay}]] + β;

with this I draw the following shape:

B1 = 
  ParametricPlot[{Re[Z[u*I + ax]], Im[Z[u*I + ax]]}, {u, -Im[ay], Im[ay]}, 
    PlotRange -> All]

enter image description here

So I have the perimeter of the enclosed shape, which is the conformal map. How can I extract the area of the shape on the complex plane, from the given perimeter numerically?


1 Answer 1


The conformal map part is unfortunately over my head, but see if the following might work to calculate the area enclosed by the perimeter of the enclosed shape:

ParametricRegion[Chop@{Re[Z[u*I + ax]], Im[Z[u*I + ax]]}, {{u, -Im[ay], Im[ay]}}]

(* Out: 0.441419 *)

Here I generate a ParametricRegion from your own parametric plot specifications. I then discretize it, which gives a 1D mesh (the perimeter); I extract the points from that mesh, i.e. the points defining the perimeter, then construct a triangularization of that region (a DelaunayMesh), then calculate its area.

BTW, I am almost certain that there might be a more direct route, but it is escaping me at the moment.

  • $\begingroup$ The last line of your code gives me the error: "DiscretizeRegion::defbnds: Unable to compute bounds for the region. Using default bounds of {-1, 1} in all dimensions". And Out: 0.289069. It is not like yours $\endgroup$
    – Tamuzd
    Dec 17, 2019 at 9:48
  • $\begingroup$ I have made it, thank you very much. I have change the default of DiscretizeRegion from {-1,1} to {0.,0.01} so it is like this, b = ParametricRegion[{Re[Z[uI + ax]], Im[Z[uI + ax]]}, {{u, -Im[ay], Im[ay]}}]; A = Area@DelaunayMesh@MeshCoordinates@DiscretizeRegion[b, {0., 0.01}] $\endgroup$
    – Tamuzd
    Dec 17, 2019 at 12:41

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