### Floer Memorial Volume - download pdf or read online

By Helmut Hofer, Clifford H. Taubes, Alan Weinstein, Eduard Zehnder

ISBN-10: 376435044X

ISBN-13: 9783764350444

Andreas Floer died on may possibly 15, 1991 an premature and tragic loss of life. His visions and far-reaching contributions have considerably encouraged the advancements of arithmetic. His major pursuits established at the fields of dynamical platforms, symplectic geometry, Yang-Mills thought and occasional dimensional topology. prompted by means of the worldwide lifestyles challenge of periodic recommendations for Hamiltonian structures and ranging from rules of Conley, Gromov and Witten, he constructed his Floer homology, delivering new, robust tools which are utilized to difficulties inaccessible just a couple of years in the past. This quantity opens with a quick biography and 3 hitherto unpublished papers of Andreas Floer. It then provides a set of invited contributions, and survey articles in addition to study papers on his fields of curiosity, bearing testimony of the excessive esteem and appreciation this amazing mathematician loved between his colleagues. Authors comprise: A. Floer, V.I. Arnold, M. Atiyah, M. Audin, D.M. Austin, S.M. Bates, P.J. Braam, M. Chaperon, R.L. Cohen, G. Dell' Antonio, S.K. Donaldson, B. D'Onofrio, I. Ekeland, Y. Eliashberg, K.D. Ernst, R. Finthushel, A.B. Givental, H. Hofer, J.D.S. Jones, I. McAllister, D. McDuff, Y.-G. Oh, L. Polterovich, D.A. Salamon, G.B. Segal, R. Stern, C.H. Taubes, C. Viterbo, A. Weinstein, E. Witten, E. Zehnder