Monthly Archives: September 2011

Some open problems on symplectic embeddings and the Weinstein conjecture

Today was the first meeting this semester of the student Floer theory seminar.  I introduced some open problems and conjectures, at least some of which should be approachable. The problems I discussed fall under two general themes: 1. SYMPLECTIC EMBEDDINGS: … Continue reading

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Do direct calculations of ECH have any value?

The embedded contact homology of a contact 3-manifold is now known to be isomorphic to the Heegaard Floer homology .  This follows from work of Taubes identifying ECH with the Seiberg-Witten Floer cohomology , together with work in progress by … Continue reading

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