Math 242 - Symplectic Geometry - Fall 2010

D. Auroux - Tue. & Thu., 3:30-5pm, Room 35 Evans

Instructor: Denis Auroux (

Office: 817 Evans.
Office hours: Mondays 4-6, Tuesdays 5-6 (to be confirmed).


Material covered

Course outline

The course will provide an overview of symplectic topology. It will start with fairly standard material, to be followed by a brief introduction to some more advanced topics (Floer homology, and constructions of symplectic manifolds). The main topics to be covered include:

Prerequisites: Math 214 (Differentiable Manifolds) and 215A (Algebraic Topology)

Grading: based on homework (every two weeks)