Paramjit Singh (HU Berlin)
Before the MATH+ Friday Colloquium (joint with the IAS/Princeton/Montreal/Paris//Tel-Aviv Symplectic Geometry Zoominar) by Prof. Helmut Hofer (abstract
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We shall introduce Morse theory and the notion of Floer homology for a finite dimensional orientable closed manifold with an example. Then we will outline how this is generalized for infinite dimensional manifolds (like loop spaces, curves in a manifold, etc) and in the symplectic/contact settings.