Josef G. Dorfmeister

Research interests
  • Relative invariants on Symplectic Manifolds
  • Kodaira Dimension of Symplectic Manifolds
  • Smooth 4-Manifolds
  • Gromov-Witten Invariants
  • J-holomorphic curves and moduli spaces
  • Symplectic Topology and Geometry


North Dakota State University
Department of Mathematics
1210 Albrecht Boulevard Minard 412
North Dakota State University
Fargo ND 58102

Office Minard 406E
Phone +1 (701) 231-6522
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Publications and Preprints
  1. The Kodaira Dimension of Lefschetz Fibrations, (with Weiyi Zhang), Asian J. Math., 13 (2009) no. 3 341--358.
  2. The Relative Symplectic Cone and T^2-Fibrations, (with Tian Jun Li), J. of Symplectic Geom., 8 (2010) no. 1, 1--35.
  3. Relative Ruan and Gromov-Taubes Invariants of Symplectic 4-Manifolds, (with Tian Jun Li), Commun. Contemp. Math. 15 (2013), no. 1, 50 pp.
  4. Minimality of Fiber Sums along Spheres, Asian J. Math. 17 (2013), no. 3, 423--442.
  5. Kodaira Dimension of Fiber Sums along Spheres, Geom. Dedicata 177 (2015), 1--25.
  6. Stability and Existence of Surfaces in Symplectic 4-Manifolds with b+=1, (with Tian Jun Li and Weiwei Wu) to appear Crelle
  7. Kodaira dimension of Lefschetz fibrations over tori, Proc. of the AMS

  • Colloquium of the Department of Mathematics
  • Analysis, Applied Math and Geometry Seminar
  • GRK 1463 : Analysis, Geometry and String Theory

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