Morse Theory and Invariants of (almost) Symplectic Manifolds

Morse Theory and Invariants of (almost) Symplectic Manifolds

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Tara Holm, Cornell University
Fine Hall 322

I will discuss two of my current projects which have different aims but use similar techniques. The first aims to understand the equivariant K-theory of symplectic orbifolds. The second is about the topology of toric origami manifolds. Neither space is a symplectic manifold, but each is almost.