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VOL. 39 | 2001 The heat-flow method in contact geometry
Robert Gulliver

Editor(s) Andrew Hassell, Alexander Isaev, Adam Sikora


Contact geometry treats such questions as the existence and classification of contact structures on manifolds of odd dimension and specified topological structure. See inequality (1) below. The geometric/analytic approach treated in this report introduces parabolic systems of partial differential equations (PDEs) in a way which complements the more algebraic methods, which until now are better known in contact geometry.


Published: 1 January 2001
First available in Project Euclid: 17 November 2014

zbMATH: 1126.53315
MathSciNet: MR1852698

Rights: Copyright © 2001, Centre for Mathematics and its Applications, Mathematical Sciences Institute, The Australian National University. This book is copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study, research, criticism or review as permitted under the Copyright Act, no part may be reproduced by any process without permission. Inquiries should be made to the publisher.


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