Smooth random surfaces from tight immersions?

C. F. Baillie, D. A. Johnston
1994 Physical Review D, Particles and fields  
We investigate actions for dynamically triangulated random surfaces that consist of a gaussian or area term plus the modulus of the gaussian curvature and compare their behavior with both gaussian plus extrinsic curvature and "Steiner" actions.
doi:10.1103/physrevd.49.4139 pmid:10017419 fatcat:aq76pwxi2vhi7ax6z3geiuvrqa