Geometry/Topology Seminar

Monday, February 28, 2022 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Building 2, 2-449
182 MEMORIAL DR, Cambridge, MA 02139

Featured Speaker: Marc Kegel (HU-Berlin)

Title: Stein traces

Abstract:
Every Legendrain knot leaves a traces in the 4-dimensional symplectic world. In this talk we will investigate whetheer a 4-dimensional tracker (with the necessary mathematical education) can determine the 3-dimensional creature that left the trace. This is based on joint work with Roger Casals and John Etnyre.



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