# Symplectic homology for cobordisms

Thursday, February 23, 2017 -

10:45am to 11:45am

Symplectic homology for a Liouville cobordism (possibly filled at the negative end) generalizes simultaneously the symplectic homology of Liouville domains and the Rabinowitz-Floer homology of their boundaries. I intend to explain a conceptual framework within which one can understand it, and give a sample application which shows how it can be used in order to obstruct cobordisms between contact manifolds. Based on joint work with Kai Cieliebak and Peter Albers.

Speaker:

Alexandru Oancea

IMJ-PRG, France

Event Location:

IAS Room S-101