Mathematical Research Letters
Volume 19 (2012)
Representing homology classes by symplectic surfaces
Pages: 1021 – 1024
We derive an obstruction to representing a homology class of a symplectic 4-manifold by an embedded, possibly disconnected, symplectic surface.
4-manifold, symplectic, branched covering
2010 Mathematics Subject Classification
Primary 57R17. Secondary 57N13, 57N35.