PIMS/UBC Distinguished Colloquium: Dusa McDuff (Barnard College and Stony Brook)
- Date: 11/04/2011
- Time: 15:00
Dusa McDuff (Barnard College and Stony Brook)
University of British Columbia
Embedding questions in symplectic geometry
As has been known since the time of Gromov's Nonsqueezing Theorem, symplectic embedding questions lie at the heart of symplectic geometry.
In the past few years we have gained significant new insight into the question of when there is a symplectic embedding of one basic geometric shape (such as a ball or ellipsoid)into another (such as an ellipsoid or torus). After a brief introduction to symplectic geometry, this talk will describe some of this progress, with particular emphasis on results in dimension four.
PIMS, Zinovy Reichstein
Lecture taking place at 3:00pm in room MATX 1100
For more information, please vist the event page at: http://www.math.ubc.ca/Dept/Events/index.shtml?period=future&series=all