Pseudoholomorphic Quilts and Relative Floer Theory

Topic:Pseudoholomorphic Quilts and Relative Floer Theory
Speaker:Christopher Woodward
Affiliation:Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Date:Monday, March 5
Time/Room:4:00pm - 5:00pm/S-101

Joint with K. Wehrheim and, in the A-infinity version, with S. Mau. We construct a calculus of A-infinity functors for Lagrangian correspondences between monotone symplectic manifolds, and use it to define relative Floer invariants for three-dimensional cobordisms, possibly containing tangles.