MATH6072 - Topics in Topology II - 2023/24

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  • Ozsváth-Szabó, "An introduction to Heegaard Floer homology", in Floer homology, gauge theory, and low dimensional topology, 3-27, AMS, 2006.
  • Ozsváth-Szabó, "Lectures on Heegaard Floer homology", in Floer homology, gauge the-ory, and low dimensional topology, 29-70, AMS, 2006.
  • Ozsváth-Szabó, "Heegaard diagrams and holomorphic disks", in Different faces of geometry, 301-348, Kluwer/Plenum, New York, 2004.
  • C. Manolescu, "An introduction to knot Floer homology", in Physics and mathematics of link homology, 99-135, Contemp. Math. 680, AMS, 2016.
  • J. Hom, "A survery on Heegaard Floer homology and concordance", J. Knot Theory Ramifications 26 (2017), no. 2, 1740015, 24 pp.


  • Ozsváth-Szabó, "Holomorphic disks and topological invariants for closed three-manifolds", Ann. Math.
  • Ozsváth-Szabó, "Holomorphic disks and three-manifold invariants: properties and applications", Ann. Math.
  • Robert Lipshitz, "A cylindrical reformulation of Heegaard Floer homology", Geom. Top.
  • Ozsváth-Szabó, "Absolutely Graded Floer homologies and intersection forms for four-manifolds with boundary"
  • McDuff & Salamon, Introduction to Symplectic Topology.
  • McDuff & Salamon, J-holomorphic Curves and Symplectic Topology.

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Attendance: A- for satisfactory attendance 100%
An "A" grade can be obtained by volunteering a presentation on topics approved by the instructor. %

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