### Abstract

We show that the normal connected sum of two minimal symplectic 4-manifolds (neither of them rational or ruled) is a minimal symplectic 4-manifold. In the proof we use a symplectic sum formula for Gromov-Witten invariants.

Original language | English |
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Pages (from-to) | 75-80 |

Number of pages | 6 |

Journal | Turkish Journal of Mathematics |

Volume | 26 |

Issue number | 1 |

Publication status | Published - 2002 |

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*Turkish Journal of Mathematics*,

*26*(1), 75-80.

**Minimality of certain normal connected sums.** / Li, Tian Jun; Stipsicz, A.

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*Turkish Journal of Mathematics*, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 75-80.

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