Monthly Archives: December 2014

From SFT to ECH, Part 3

References: [NOTES] M. Hutchings, Lecture notes on embedded contact homology [OBG1] M. Hutchings and C. H. Taubes, Gluing pseudoholomorphic curves along branched covered cylinders I Sorry, I overreached a bit in my previous blog post. In the previous post, I … Continue reading

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From SFT to ECH, Part 2

References: [NOTES] M. Hutchings, Lecture notes on embedded contact homology [FABERT] O. Fabert, Obstruction bundles over moduli spaces with boundary and the action filtration in symplectic field theory Continuing the previous post, I now want to explain how to use … Continue reading

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From SFT to ECH, Part 1

References: [NOTES] M. Hutchings, Lecture notes on embedded contact homology [OBG1] M. Hutchings and C. H. Taubes, Gluing pseudoholomorphic curves along branched covered cylinders I [CC2] M. Hutchings and C. H. Taubes, Proof of the Arnold chord conjecture in three … Continue reading

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Is cylindrical contact homology defined with integer coefficients?

A confusing issue about cylindrical contact homology is whether it is defined with integer or rational coefficients. I would now like to try to clear this up once and for all. If I am not mistaken, the conclusions are the … Continue reading

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