Loose Legendrians in high dimensional contact manifolds (I)

Geometry Topology Student Seminar
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 2:05pm
1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
Skiles 006
Georgia Tech
There is no general h-principle for Legendrian embeddings in contact manifolds. In dimension 3, however, Legendrian knots in the complement of an overtwisted disc, which are called loose, satisfy an h-principle. We will discuss the high dimensional analog of loose knots.