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New Perspectives and Challenges in Symplectic Field Theory
 
Edited by: Miguel Abreu Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal
François Lalonde Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada
Leonid Polterovich Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
A co-publication of the AMS and Centre de Recherches Mathématiques
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New Perspectives and Challenges in Symplectic Field Theory
Edited by: Miguel Abreu Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal
François Lalonde Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada
Leonid Polterovich Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
A co-publication of the AMS and Centre de Recherches Mathématiques
Available Formats:
Softcover ISBN:  978-0-8218-4356-7
Product Code:  CRMP/49
List Price: $117.00
MAA Member Price: $105.30
AMS Member Price: $93.60
Electronic ISBN:  978-1-4704-1776-5
Product Code:  CRMP/49.E
List Price: $115.00
MAA Member Price: $103.50
AMS Member Price: $92.00
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  • Book Details
     
     
    CRM Proceedings & Lecture Notes
    Volume: 492009; 242 pp
    MSC: Primary 53; Secondary 37; 58; 34;

    This volume, in honor of Yakov Eliashberg, gives a panorama of some of the most fascinating recent developments in symplectic, contact and gauge theories. It contains research papers aimed at experts, as well as a series of skillfully written surveys accessible for a broad geometrically oriented readership from the graduate level onwards. This collection will serve as an enduring source of information and ideas for those who want to enter this exciting area as well as for experts.

    Readership

    Graduate students and research mathematicians interested in geometry and topology.

  • Table of Contents
     
     
    • Chapters
    • A Lagrangian quantum homology
    • A survey of contact homology
    • Minimal atlases of closed contact manifolds
    • The role of string topology in symplectic field theory
    • A Morse theoretic description of string topology
    • A version of rational SFT for exact Lagrangian cobordisms in 1-jet spaces
    • Canonical models of filtered $A_\infty $-algebras and Morse complexes
    • Constructing Stein manifolds after Eliashberg
    • Floer homology groups in hyperkähler geometry
    • The embedded contact homology index revisited
    • Positive Legendrian regular homotopies
    • Symplectic birational geometry
    • Heegaard Floer homology, double points and nice diagrams
  • Additional Material
     
     
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Volume: 492009; 242 pp
MSC: Primary 53; Secondary 37; 58; 34;

This volume, in honor of Yakov Eliashberg, gives a panorama of some of the most fascinating recent developments in symplectic, contact and gauge theories. It contains research papers aimed at experts, as well as a series of skillfully written surveys accessible for a broad geometrically oriented readership from the graduate level onwards. This collection will serve as an enduring source of information and ideas for those who want to enter this exciting area as well as for experts.

Readership

Graduate students and research mathematicians interested in geometry and topology.

  • Chapters
  • A Lagrangian quantum homology
  • A survey of contact homology
  • Minimal atlases of closed contact manifolds
  • The role of string topology in symplectic field theory
  • A Morse theoretic description of string topology
  • A version of rational SFT for exact Lagrangian cobordisms in 1-jet spaces
  • Canonical models of filtered $A_\infty $-algebras and Morse complexes
  • Constructing Stein manifolds after Eliashberg
  • Floer homology groups in hyperkähler geometry
  • The embedded contact homology index revisited
  • Positive Legendrian regular homotopies
  • Symplectic birational geometry
  • Heegaard Floer homology, double points and nice diagrams
  • ...an important book that needs to be read.

    Current Engineering Practice
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