Item description for Holomorphic Curves in Symplectic Geometry (Progress in Mathematics) by Michele Audin & Jacques Lafontaine...
Overview This text is devoted to pseudo-holomorphic curve methods in symplectic geometry. It contains an introduction to symplectic geometry and relevant techniques of Riemannian geometry, proofs of Gromov's compactness theorem and applications to Lagrangian embeddings problems.
Publishers Description This book is devoted to pseudo-holomorphic curve methods in symplectic geometry. It contains an introduction to symplectic geometry and relevant techniques of Riemannian geometry, proofs of Gromov's compactness theorem, an investigation of local properties of holomorphic curves, including positivity of intersections, and applications to Lagrangian embeddings problems. The chapters are based on a series of lectures given previously by the authors M. Audin, A. Banyaga, P. Gauduchon, F. Labourie, J. Lafontaine, F. Lalonde, Gang Liu, D. McDuff, M.-P. Muller, P. Pansu, L. Polterovich, J.C. Sikorav. In an attempt to make this book accessible also to graduate students, the authors provide the necessary examples and techniques needed to understand the applications of the theory. The exposition is essentially self-contained and includes numerous exercises.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 9.5" Height: 6.5" Weight: 1.44 lbs.
Release Date Feb 4, 2004
Publisher Birkhäuser Basel
ISBN 3764329971 ISBN13 9783764329976
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