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From Dynamics to Contact and Symplectic Topology and Back

Research paper by Jo Nelson

Indexed on: 08 Nov '16Published on: 08 Nov '16Published in: arXiv - Mathematics - Symplectic Geometry



Abstract

This is a light survey article about the origins of contact and symplectic topology in dynamics and the more recent developments in the field. In lieu of formulas, numerous anecdotes are given.