M 392C Symplectic Topology (54490)

 

Robert Gompf

MWF 11am – 12pm

 RLM 10.176

 Course Description: We will be studying symplectic structures (closed, nondegenerate 2-forms) on manifolds, with an emphasis on 4-dimensional manifolds and topological (cut and paste) constructions. The course will be similar to the 2013 course described here:

https://www.ma.utexas.edu/academics/archives/2013f/descriptions/M392Cgom.php