Tight contact structures on small Seifert spaces
Author(s)Wu, Hao, 1975-
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Mathematics.
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In this thesis, we discuss the relation between the Euler number of a tight contact small Seifert space and the contact framing of Legendrian vertical circles in it, and apply this relation to classify up to isotopy tight contact structures on small Seifert spaces with e₀ [not equal to] 0, -1, -2.
Thesis (Ph. D.)--Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Mathematics, 2004.Includes bibliographical references (p. 57-59).
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Mathematics.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology