Browsing by Author "Berest, Yuri"
Mahmood, Fatima (2012-08-20)In the first part of this thesis, we generalize the notion of a Jacobi bracket on the algebra of smooth functions on a manifold to the notion of a Jacobi bracket on an abstract commutative algebra. We also prove certain ...
Samuelson, Peter (2012-08-20)If M is a 3-manifold, the Kauffman bracket skein module is a vector space Kq (M ) functorially associated to M that depends on a parameter q ∈ C* . If F is a surface, then Kq (F x [0, 1]) is an algebra, and Kq (M ) is a ...