By Gail Letzter, Kristin Lauter, Erin Chambers, Nancy Flournoy, Julia Elisenda Grigsby, Carla Martin, Kathleen Ryan, Konstantina Trivisa

Proposing the newest findings in subject matters from around the mathematical spectrum, this quantity contains ends up in natural arithmetic in addition to a number new advances and novel purposes to different fields resembling chance, records, biology, and laptop technology. All contributions function authors who attended the organization for ladies in arithmetic examine Symposium in 2015: this convention, the 3rd in a sequence of biennial meetings equipped through the organization, attracted over 330 individuals and showcased the examine of ladies mathematicians from academia, undefined, and government.

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The attaching cycles are given by intersection of the unstable manifold (in red) with the boundary. Index k = 0 and k = 3 handle attachments are adjoint via orientation reversal and only appear between the empty set and sphere S 2 . Index k = 1 and k = 2 handle attachments are adjoint via orientation reversal (which interchanges unstable and stable manifolds) and appear between surfaces Σg , Σg+1 of adjacent genus g, g + 1 ∈ N0 that are homologically nontrivial and thus do not disconnect the surface.

19 In these identities L φ 22 K. Wehrheim − + handle attachments Yi(i+1) with boundary identifications ι− i : Σi → ∂Yi(i+1) , ιi+1 : Σi+1 → ∂Yi(i+1) or cylindrical cobordisms Yi(i+1) = Zφi representing a diffeomorphism φi : Σi → Σi+1 . 1, functoriality then requires F ([Y ]) = Lι−Y , LY01 , LY12 , . . , LY(n−1)n , L(ι+Y )−1 to be given by the algebraic composition in Symp of the corresponding Lagrangian submanifolds. 1—but also allow for a diffeomorphism Ψ : Y → Z that intertwines ± boundary identifications, Ψ ◦ ι± Y = ιZ .

G+n [ x ], [ z ] x2 ∈ β , z2 ∈ α , φ (πβ (xi )) = πα (zi ) ∀i ≥ 3 ∃[ y ] ∈ MΣ : [ y ], [ x ] ∈ Lα , [ y ], [ z ] ∈ Lβ = LαT ◦ Lβ . 34 K. Wehrheim Indeed, we have [ y ] = [(y1 , x˜ 2 , . . , x˜ g+n )] = [(y1 , z˜2 , . . , z˜g+n )] for x˜ i = πα−1 (xi ), z˜i = πβ−1 (zi ) and some y1 ∈ α, y1 ∈ β. Since α, β are disjoint, this implies y1 = z˜i and y1 = x˜ j for some i, j ≥ 2 which we can permute to i = j = 2 to obtain z2 = πβ (y1 ) ∈ α and x2 = πα (y1 ) ∈ β . Permutation also achieves x˜ i = z˜i for i ≥ 3 and hence xi = πα (yi ), zi = πβ (yi ) for some yi ∈ Σ (α ∪ β), which can be rewritten as φ (πβ (xi )) = πα (zi ) by the defining property of φ applied to yi .