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TOPOLOGY OF CONTACT 3-MANIFOLDS

Objective

THE TOPOLOGY OF CONTACT 3-MANIFOLDS WILL BE INVASTIGATED. THE MAIN TOOLS ARE SURGERY, MORSE THEORY, HANDLE DECOMPOSITIONS, OPEN BOOK DECOMPOSITIONS, FIBERED KNOTS, CONVEXITY,HEEGAARD FLOER THEORY AND OZSVATH-SZABO INVARIANTS. ALSO 4-DIMENSIONAL MANIFOLDS WITH GEOMETRIC STRUCTURES SUCH AS STEIN FILLINGS, SYMPLECTIC FILLINGS AND LEFSCHETZ FIBRATIONS ON THEM WILL BE INVOLVED IN THE INVESTIGATION.

Field of science

  • /natural sciences/mathematics/pure mathematics/topology/knot theory
  • /medical and health sciences/clinical medicine/surgery
  • /natural sciences/mathematics/pure mathematics/topology

Call for proposal

FP7-PEOPLE-IOF-2008
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Funding Scheme

MC-IOF - International Outgoing Fellowships (IOF)

Coordinator

KOC UNIVERSITY
Address
Rumeli Feneri Yolu Sariyer
34450 Istanbul
Turkey
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 193 449,18
Administrative Contact
Irsadi Aksun (Prof.)