University of Toronto's Symplectic Geometry Seminar

Monday, September 22, 2008, 2:10pm
Bahen 6183


University of Toronto

Groupoids and generalized complex geometry


Symplectic groupoids provide a uniform geometric understanding of Poisson manifolds, whose local geometry is not uniform. I shall explain how they may provide a similar understanding of generalized complex manifolds, and what the categorical implications of this are.