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Title: Contact Structures and Contact Invariants in Heegaard Floer Homology.
Speaker: Dheeraj Kulkarni (RKMVU, Kolkata)
Date: 31 August 2015
Time: 3:30 pm
Venue: LH-1, Mathematics Department

There is a dichotomy of contact structures– tight vs overtwisted. Classification of overtwisted contact structures up to isotopy, due to Eliashberg, is well understood. However, there have been few results towards classification of tight contact structures. In general, given a contact structure it is difficult to know whether it is tight or not.


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