Graduate Student Seminar, 4:30 pm February 6, 2006; HH229


Sasha Lyapina



Elements of Poisson Geometry



The talk will be devoted to a discussion of the definition of a Poisson structure on a smooth manifold. Some examples and applications will be considered. In particular, we will see how this structure naturally appears and works in classical mechanics.


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