First Steps Towards a Symplectic Dynamics
by Barney Bramham, Helmut Hofer
Publisher: arXiv 2011
Number of pages: 60
Both the field of dynamical systems and the field of symplectic geometry have rich theories and the time seems ripe to develop the common core with highly integrated ideas from both fields. We discuss problems which show how dynamical systems questions and symplectic ideas come together in a nontrivial way.
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