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Jean-Claude Sikorav
French mathematician

Jean-Claude Sikorav

Jean-Claude Sikorav
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Intro French mathematician
Is Mathematician
From France
Field Mathematics
Gender male
Birth 21 June 1957, Paris, France
Age 65 years
Star sign Cancer
Education
Lycée Louis-le-Grand
École normale supérieure
Lycée Janson-de-Sailly
Awards
Knight of the French Order of Academic Palms  
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Biography

Jean-Claude Sikorav

Jean-Claude Sikorav (born 21 June 1957) is a French mathematician. He is professor at the École normale supérieure de Lyon. He is specialized in symplectic geometry.

Main contributions

Sikorav is known for his proof, joint with François Laudenbach, of the Arnold conjecture for Lagrangian intersections in cotangent bundles, as well as for introducing generating families in symplectic topology.

Selected publications

Sikorav is one of fifteen members of a group of mathematicians who published the book Uniformisation des surfaces de Riemann under the pseudonym of Henri Paul de Saint-Gervais.

He has written the survey

  • Sikorav, Jean-Claude (1994), "Some properties of holomorphic curves in almost complex manifolds", Holomorphic curves in symplectic geometry, Progress in Mathematics, 117, Basel: Birkhäuser, pp. 165–189, MR 1274929.

and research papers

  • Hofer, Helmut; Lizan, Véronique; Sikorav, Jean-Claude (1997), "On genericity for holomorphic curves in four-dimensional almost-complex manifolds", Journal of Geometric Analysis, 7 (1): 149–159, doi:10.1007/BF02921708, MR 1630789.
  • Laudenbach, François; Sikorav, Jean-Claude (1985), "Persistance d'intersection avec la section nulle au cours d'une isotopie hamiltonienne dans un fibré cotangent", Inventiones Mathematicae, 82 (2): 349–357, doi:10.1007/BF01388807, MR 0809719.

Honors

Sikorav is a Knight of the Ordre des Palmes Académiques.

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