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Seminar by Yang Huang (AU)

Title: On coisotropic submanifolds in contact topology

2014.08.21 | Jane Jamshidi

Date Wed 03 Sep
Time 16:15 17:15
Location 1531-215 (Aud. D3)

Abstract: The study of coisotropic submanifolds in contact manifolds of any dimension can be regarded as a generalization of the study of surfaces in contact 3-manifolds. In this talk we will discuss basic properties of coisotropic submanifolds including a characterization of singularities of the so-called characteristic foliation and Weinstein-type neighborhood theorems. Time permits, we will also mention the deformation theory of coisotropic submanifolds and compare with the work of Oh-Park in the symplectic case.