Closed forms and multi-moment maps

Thomas Bruun Madsen, Andrew Francis Swann

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Abstract

We extend the notion of multi-moment map to geometries defined by closed forms of arbitrary degree. We give fundamental existence and uniqueness results and discuss a number of essential examples, including geometries related to special holonomy. For forms of degree four, multi-moment maps are guaranteed to exist and are unique when the symmetry group is (3, 4)-trivial, meaning that the group is connected and the third and fourth Lie algebra Betti numbers vanish. We give a structural description of some classes of (3, 4)-trivial algebras and provide a number of examples.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherDepartment of Mathematics, Aarhus University
Number of pages34
Publication statusPublished - 4 Nov 2011

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