Minimality of certain normal connected sums

Tian Jun Li, A. Stipsicz

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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 languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)75-80
Number of pages6
JournalTurkish Journal of Mathematics
Volume26
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2002

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

In: Turkish Journal of Mathematics, Vol. 26, No. 1, 2002, p. 75-80.

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