Legendrian contact homology for Seifert fibered spaces

Series: 
Geometry Topology Seminar
Monday, October 4, 2010 - 14:00
1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
Location: 
Skiles 269
,  
Stanford University
Organizer: 
In this talk, I'll focus on Seifert fibered spaces whose fiber structure is realized by the Reeb orbits of an appropriate contact form. I'll describe a rigorous combinatorial formulation of Legendrian contact homology for Legendrian knots in these manifolds. This work is joint with J. Sabloff.