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Book DetailsContemporary MathematicsVolume: 314; 2003; 263 ppMSC: Primary 14; 35; 53; 55; 57; 58
This book presents nineteen refereed articles written by participants in the Singapore International Symposium in Topology and Geometry (SISTAG), held July 2–6, 2001, at the National University of Singapore. Rather than being a simple snapshot of the meeting in the form of a proceedings, it serves as a commemorative volume consisting of papers selected to show the diversity and depth of the mathematics presented at SISTAG.
The book contains articles on lowdimensional topology, algebraic, differential and symplectic geometry, and algebraic topology. While papers reflect the focus of the conference, many documents written after SISTAG and included in this volume represent the latest thinking in the fields of topology and geometry. While representation from Pacific Rim countries is strong, the list of contributors is international in scope and includes many recognized experts.
This volume is of interest to graduate students and mathematicians working in the fields of algebraic, differential and symplectic geometry, algebraic, geometric and lowdimensional topology, and mathematical physics.
ReadershipAdvanced graduate students and researchers working in geometry or topology.

Table of Contents

Articles

A. G. Aleksandrov — Moduli of logarithmic connections along a free divisor [ MR 1941619 ]

Selma Altınok, Gavin Brown and Miles Reid — Fano 3folds, $K3$ surfaces and graded rings [ MR 1941620 ]

Imre Bokor — A notion of connected sum for certain CWcomplexes [ MR 1941621 ]

Yong Seung Cho — The cohomology ring of $S^2$fibrations [ MR 1941622 ]

C. McA. Gordon — Links and their complements [ MR 1941623 ]

Brendan Hassett and Yuri Tschinkel — On the effective cone of the moduli space of pointed rational curves [ MR 1941624 ]

J. A. Hillman — On 4dimensional mapping tori [ MR 1941625 ]

William Jaco, David Letscher and J. Hyam Rubinstein — Algorithms for essential surfaces in 3manifolds [ MR 1941626 ]

Dominic Joyce — On counting special Lagrangian homology 3spheres [ MR 1941627 ]

Yousuke Kamiya and Katsumi Shimomura — $E_*$homology spheres for a connective spectrum $E$ [ MR 1941628 ]

Bong H. Lian, Kefeng Liu and ShingTung Yau — Some applications of mirror principle [ MR 1941629 ]

Rafe Mazzeo and Frank Pacard — Bifurcating nodoids [ MR 1941630 ]

Michael McQuillan — Formal formal schemes [ MR 1941631 ]

YongGeun Oh — Holomorphic volume preserving maps and special Lagrangian submanifolds [ MR 1941632 ]

Shengliang Pan — On a new curve evolution problem in the plane [ MR 1941633 ]

Chunli Shen and Fan Wang — Some applications of the theory of critical points [ MR 1941634 ]

YiBing Shen — On complete submanifolds with parallel mean curvature in ${\bf R}^{n+p}$ [ MR 1941635 ]

Yanlin Yu and Jianwei Zhou — Semiclassical asymptotics [ MR 1941636 ]

D.Q. Zhang — On endomorphisms of algebraic surfaces [ MR 1941637 ]


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This book presents nineteen refereed articles written by participants in the Singapore International Symposium in Topology and Geometry (SISTAG), held July 2–6, 2001, at the National University of Singapore. Rather than being a simple snapshot of the meeting in the form of a proceedings, it serves as a commemorative volume consisting of papers selected to show the diversity and depth of the mathematics presented at SISTAG.
The book contains articles on lowdimensional topology, algebraic, differential and symplectic geometry, and algebraic topology. While papers reflect the focus of the conference, many documents written after SISTAG and included in this volume represent the latest thinking in the fields of topology and geometry. While representation from Pacific Rim countries is strong, the list of contributors is international in scope and includes many recognized experts.
This volume is of interest to graduate students and mathematicians working in the fields of algebraic, differential and symplectic geometry, algebraic, geometric and lowdimensional topology, and mathematical physics.
Advanced graduate students and researchers working in geometry or topology.

Articles

A. G. Aleksandrov — Moduli of logarithmic connections along a free divisor [ MR 1941619 ]

Selma Altınok, Gavin Brown and Miles Reid — Fano 3folds, $K3$ surfaces and graded rings [ MR 1941620 ]

Imre Bokor — A notion of connected sum for certain CWcomplexes [ MR 1941621 ]

Yong Seung Cho — The cohomology ring of $S^2$fibrations [ MR 1941622 ]

C. McA. Gordon — Links and their complements [ MR 1941623 ]

Brendan Hassett and Yuri Tschinkel — On the effective cone of the moduli space of pointed rational curves [ MR 1941624 ]

J. A. Hillman — On 4dimensional mapping tori [ MR 1941625 ]

William Jaco, David Letscher and J. Hyam Rubinstein — Algorithms for essential surfaces in 3manifolds [ MR 1941626 ]

Dominic Joyce — On counting special Lagrangian homology 3spheres [ MR 1941627 ]

Yousuke Kamiya and Katsumi Shimomura — $E_*$homology spheres for a connective spectrum $E$ [ MR 1941628 ]

Bong H. Lian, Kefeng Liu and ShingTung Yau — Some applications of mirror principle [ MR 1941629 ]

Rafe Mazzeo and Frank Pacard — Bifurcating nodoids [ MR 1941630 ]

Michael McQuillan — Formal formal schemes [ MR 1941631 ]

YongGeun Oh — Holomorphic volume preserving maps and special Lagrangian submanifolds [ MR 1941632 ]

Shengliang Pan — On a new curve evolution problem in the plane [ MR 1941633 ]

Chunli Shen and Fan Wang — Some applications of the theory of critical points [ MR 1941634 ]

YiBing Shen — On complete submanifolds with parallel mean curvature in ${\bf R}^{n+p}$ [ MR 1941635 ]

Yanlin Yu and Jianwei Zhou — Semiclassical asymptotics [ MR 1941636 ]

D.Q. Zhang — On endomorphisms of algebraic surfaces [ MR 1941637 ]