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Date:  Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Title:  Heegaard Floer homology for three-manifolds.

Abstract:  This talk will give an introduction to Heegaard Flor homology for closed oriented three-dimensional manifolds. The invariant is defined with the use of Heegaard decompositions and Lagrangian Floer homology. After describing the construction, we will discuss applications and also some techniques to compute Heegaard Floer homology.


Speaker:  Zoltan Szabo
Institution:  Princeton University

 

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