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Contact geometry: From dimension three to higher dimensions. (Géométrie de contact: De la dimension trois vers les dimensions supérieures.) (French) Zbl 1015.53049

Li, Ta Tsien (ed.) et al., Proceedings of the international congress of mathematicians, ICM 2002, Beijing, China, August 20-28, 2002. Vol. II: Invited lectures. Beijing: Higher Education Press. 405-414 (2002).
The author describes the relations between the global geometry of bounded contact manifolds and that of symplectic manifolds, namely compact Stein manifolds.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 0993.00022].

MSC:

53D10 Contact manifolds (general theory)
53D35 Global theory of symplectic and contact manifolds
32Q28 Stein manifolds
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