Special Issue "Complex and Contact Manifolds"

A special issue of Mathematics (ISSN 2227-7390).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 September 2019

Special Issue Editors

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Ion Mihai

Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Bucharest, Str. Academiei 14, 010014 Bucharest, Romania
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Interests: differentiable manifolds; Riemannian manifolds; distinguished vector fields; Riemannian invariants; sectional curvature; complex manifolds; contact manifolds; affine manifolds; statistical manifolds; submanifold theory
Guest Editor
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Adela Mihai

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest, Bd. Lacul Tei 122-124, 020396 Bucharest, Romania
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Interests: (pseudo-)Riemannian manifolds, curvature invariants, complex manifolds, contact manifolds, submanifold theory, statistical manifolds

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The most studied differentiable manifolds are those endowed with certain endomorphisms of their tangent bundles: almost complex, almost product, almost contact, and almost paracontact manifolds, etc. Among complex manifolds, Kaehler manifolds play the most important role via their geometrical properties. Roughly speaking, contact manifolds are the odd-dimensional version of complex manifolds; in particular, Sasakian manifolds correspond to Kaehler manifolds. There are topological obstructions to the existence of Kaehler and Sasakian structures, respectively, on compact Riemannian manifolds.

The geometry of submanifolds in such manifolds is an important topic of research. Obstructions to the existence of special classes of submanifolds in complex and Sasakian manifolds were obtained in terms of their Riemannian curvature invariants.

The purpose of this Special Issue is to collect selected review works written by well-known researchers in the field, as well as new developments in the geometry of complex and contact manifolds or/and explore applications in other areas.

Prof. Dr. Ion Mihai
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Adela Mihai
Guest Editors

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  • complex manifolds
  • contact manifolds
  • Riemannian invariants
  • complex contact manifolds
  • submanifolds in complex and contact manifolds
  • holomorphic and Sasakian statistical manifolds

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