Journal of Symplectic Geometry

Volume 5 (2007)

Number 1

Determining symplectic fillings from planar open books

Pages: 19 – 41

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4310/JSG.2007.v5.n1.a4

Author

Stephan Schönenberger

Abstract

We describe a strategy for classifying symplectic fillings of contact structures supported by planar open books. We demonstrate the efficacy of this strategy in certain cases.

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