eBook An Introduction to Compactness Results in Symplectic Field Theory, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3642315437
  • ISBN-13: 9783642315435
  • DDC: 516.36
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 252 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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This book provides an introduction to symplectic field theory, a new and important subject which is currently being developed. The starting point of this theory are compactness results for holomorphic curves established in the last decade. The author presents a systematic introduction providing a lot of background material, much of which is scattered throughout the literature. Since the content grew out of lectures given by the author, the main aim is to provide an entry point into symplectic field theory for non-specialists and for graduate students. Extensions of certain compactness results, which are believed to be true by the specialists but have not yet been published in the literature in detail, top off the scope of this monograph.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Riemann Surfaces.
2: Pseudoholomorphic Curves.
3: The SFT Compactness Results.