Introduction to symplectic flexibility

Series: 
Geometry Topology Seminar Pre-talk
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 12:45pm
1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
Location: 
Skiles 006
,  
Columbia
Organizer: 
I will describe the h-principle philosophy and explain some recent developments on the flexible side of symplectic topology, including Murphy's h-principle for loose Legendrians and Cieliebak and Eliashberg's construction of flexible symplectic manifolds in high-dimensions.