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February 7, 2019

Applied Category Theory 2019

Posted by John Baez

I hope to see you at this conference!

Here’s some information about it, such as how to submit papers.

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February 4, 2019

Jacobi Manifolds

Posted by John Baez

Here at the conference Foundations of Geometric Structures of Information 2019, Aïssa Wade of Penn State gave a talk about Jacobi manifolds. She got my attention with these words: “Poisson geometry is a good framework for classical mechanics, while contact geometry is the right framework for classical thermodynamics. Jacobi manifolds are a natural bridge between these.”

So what’s a Jacobi manifold?

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