# Tagged Questions

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### Poisson ideals vs. ideals generated by Poisson central elements

Let $R$ be a Poisson algebra (over $\mathbb C$, say) with Poisson center $Z = \{c \in R : \{c,R\} = 0\}$ and consider two types of ideals $I \leq R$:
$I = \langle (c_i) \rangle$ is generated by ...

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### Recommended textbooks for Hamiltonian group actions?

I am doing a project on Hamiltonian group actions on symplectic manifolds, and my supervisor was able to list several good books on Riemannian geometry to start me off, but he didn't know of any ...

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### Complement of bifurcation variety

I am reading a seminal paper of Arnold "Normal forms of functions near degenerate critical points, the Weyl group of $A_k$, $D_k$, $E_k$ and lagrangian singularities".
Let $f\colon \mathbb{C}^n\to ...

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### Generalizing a result of Paul Andi Nagy

I am trying to generalizate a result of Paul Andi Nagy which says that in a almost Kähler manifold with parallel torsion we have $\langle \rho,\Phi-\Psi\rangle $ is a nonnegative number; in fact
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### Lagrangian complement in a symplectic vector bundle

A standard, folk result in symplectic geometry states that:
in a symplectic vector bundle $(E,\pi,B,\omega)$, any lagrangian subbundle $L$ admits a lagrangian complement $L'$.
Having to use this ...

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### Special Lagrangians and fat

I am unable to find the MO comments about the first use of the phrase "fat slags" in an article. On page 26 of this we find "these correspond to thickenings of the
corresponding special Lagrangian ...

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### Geometric meaning of a certain form in almost-Kähler geometry

I have difficulties finding an appropriate reference for the following question:
Let $(M^{2n},g,J,\omega)$ be a compact almost Kähler manifold. Let $\operatorname{ric}$ the usual Ricci tensor of ...

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### Level sets of Hamiltonians of S^1 actions

Suppose that $(M,\omega)$ is a (connected compact) symplectic manifold with a Hamiltonian $S^1$-action given by Hamiltonian $H$. I would like to find a reference for the fact that every level set of ...

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### Reference on elements of finite order in principal congruence subgroups of symplectic groups

We should start with the definition of the symplectic group for an arbitrary ring $R$.
The symplectic group $Sp(g,R)$ is the subgroup of $SL(2g,R)$ such that all elements satisfy $M=J_g^t M J_g$ with ...

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### Reference on generators of subgroups of symplectic groups

We should start with the definition of the symplectic group for an arbitrary ring $R$.
The symplectic group $Sp(g,R)$ is the subgroup of $SL(2g,R)$ such that all elements satisfy $M=J_g^t M J_g$ with ...

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### Question in the paper of Robert Bryant “Calibrated embeddings in the special Lagrangian and coassociative cases”

Hallo,
I am trying to read the paper "Calibrated embeddings in the special Lagrangian and coassociative cases" by Robert Bryant and I have a question. I hope that maybe one of you could give me some ...

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### Known size invariant for Riemannian manifolds?

Larry Guth in his 2010 ICM address mentions the notion of a size invariant of Riemannian
metrics on a smooth manifold $M$. These are functions $S: Metrics(M) \to \mathbb{R}$ that are invariant under ...

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### Sophus Lie on the symplectic foliation theorem

Given a Poisson manifold $(P,\{\cdot,\cdot\})$, its characteristic distribution $\mathcal C$ is the singular tangent distribution on $M$ generated by the Hamiltonian vector fields,i.e.
$$\mathcal ...

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### Analytic Lagrangian Submanifolds

Hallo,
I am looking for a preprint "Analytic Lagrangian Submanifolds" by Guillemin, Sternberg. I googled it but without any success. Does any one know how I could get this preprint. Or are there ...

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### The Fukaya category of a simple singularity (reference request)

I have heard that for an ADE singularity $f$,
$ D^b\mathrm{Fuk}(f) \simeq D^b(\mathrm{Rep}\\ Q)$
where $Q$ is the corresponding Dynkin quiver. (As one would hope, if $\mathrm{Fuk}$ is some kind of ...

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### About a letter by Richard Palais of 1965.

In Cushman and Bates, Global Aspects of Classical Integrable Systems, 1997, I have read
In a widely circulated but unpublished letter in 1965, Palais explained the symplectic formulation of ...

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### Concerning the classification of transversally integral affine structures on symplectic foliations $F$

Recently, in http://arxiv.org/pdf/1207.3655.pdf, the authors have determined that an element $c$ in $H^2(P, P_v)$ is the Chern class of a twisted isotropic realization $p$: $(M, ...

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### Transversality and isolated degenerate critical points

Maybe some of the following statements are not precise. Please correct them.
Let $M$ be a compact smooth manifold. Let $f: M \to {\mathbb R}$ be a Morse function. Then a generic Riemannian metric $g$ ...

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### Representation of double cover of $U(n)$ on eigenspaces of harmonic oscillator

Consider the metaplectic representation of $Mp(n)$ on $L^2(\mathbb R^n)$. We can view $U(n)$ as a subgroup of $Sp(n)$ and so inside $Mp(n)$ is a double cover $\tilde U(n)$ of $U(n)$. The restriction ...

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### Co-normal bundle of orthogonal compliment

Is the following fact well known?
Let $X$ be a manifold and $V$ be a vector space. Let $E_1$ be a sub-bundle of the constant bundle $X \times V$. Let $E_2$ be its orthogonal compliment in $X ...

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### Non-Abelian Duistermaat-Heckman Measure (not just a reference request)

Let $V$ be a representation of some torus $T$. It is then well-known that the Duistermaat-Heckman measure for $P(V)$ is the weak limit of the properly rescaled distribution of multiplicities of ...

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### Hyperbolic Coxeter polytopes and Del-Pezzo surfaces

Added. In the following link there is a proof of the observation made in this question: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/5546138/DelpezzoCoxeter.pdf
I would like to find a reference for a beautiful ...

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### $A_{infty}$-categories and mirror symmetry.

I have been looking for an electronic version of Kontsevchi's talk in the Arbeitstagung at 1993. In Kontsevich's publications webpage, I found this reference preprint MPI/93-57, but there is no link ...

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### On the Complete integrability of a tangent distribution

Reading about the geometrical theory of systems of first order pdes, I have met a result from symplectic geometry, that is easy to prove, but I am unable to give a reference for it. So my question ...

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### What is the “symplectic duality” between holomorphic symplectic manifolds? Where can I read more about it?

I'm recently working on something called 3d mirror symmetry in QFT literature, which involves two hyperkähler manifolds.
There seems to be a corresponding(?) mathematical theory called symplectic ...

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### How to prove that a certain action is hamiltonian?

I posted this question here on math.stackexchange.com. I have not had an answer, and I thought it could be more appropriate here.
(Please, If you judge this my opinion is wrong, then I will delete ...

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### Kontsevich's lecture at Rutgers (1996)

Reading some papers about (homological) mirror symmetry I have found the reference to the unpublished Kontsevich's lecture at Rutgers University (Nov 11, 1996). I would like to know if someone has ...

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### Roadmap for Mirror Symmetry

I am interested in learning Mirror Symmetry, both from the SYZ and Homological point of view. I am taking a reading course in Mirror Symmetry, which will focus on the SYZ side.
I know basic Complex ...

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### Compact Symplectic Fano (strongly monotone) manfiolds

What are known examples of compact symplectic Fano manifolds, apart from those that come from algebraic geometry?
We define symplectic Fano manifold as a symplectic manifold $(M,w)$, such that
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