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Introduction to Symplectic Field Theory

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Introduction to Symplectic Field Theory
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 102

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We sketch in this article a new theory, which we call Symplectic Field Theory or SFT, which provides an approach to Gromov-Witten invariants of symplectic manifolds and their Lagrangian submanifolds in the spirit of topological field theory, and at the same time serves as a rich source of new invariants of contact manifolds and their Legendrian submanifolds.

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