This second edition, a comprehensive introduction to the subject, has been revised and expanded, with new references and examples added, and theorems included or revised.
, Dietmar Salamon
Oxford University Press
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01 September 1998
Professional and scholarly
Introduction I. FOUNDATIONS 1: From classical to modern 2: Linear symplectic geometry 3: Symplectic manifolds 4: Almost complex structures II. SYMPLECTIC MANIFOLDS 5: Symplectic group actions 6: Symplectic fibrations 7: Constructing symplectic manifolds III. SYMPLECTOMORPHISMS 8: Area-preserving diffeomorphisms 9: Generating functions 10: The group of symplectomorphisms IV. SYMPLECTIC INVARIANTS 11: The Arnold conjecture 12: Symplectic capacities 13: New directions
Dusa McDuff is one of the world's leading researchers in this field, and has been invited to speak at the International Congress of Mathematicians 1998.
Reviews for Introduction to Symplectic Topology
From reviews of the first edition: '...an authoritative and comprehensive reference...McDuff and Salamon have done an enormous service to the symplectic community: their book greatly enhances the accessibility of the subject to students and researchers alike.' Book Reviews, American Mathematical Society