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On characterization of Poisson and Jacobi structures  [PDF]
Janusz Grabowski,Pawel Urbanski
Physics , 2002,
Abstract: We characterize Poisson and Jacobi structures by means of complete lifts of the corresponding tensors: the lifts have to be related to canonical structures by morphisms of corresponding vector bundles. Similar results hold for generalized Poisson and Jacobi structures (canonical structures) associated with Lie algebroids and Jacobi algebroids.
Jacobi structures in supergeometric formalism  [PDF]
Paulo dos Santos Antunes,Camille Laurent-Gengoux
Mathematics , 2010,
Abstract: We use the supergeometric formalism, more precisely, the so-called "big bracket" (for which brackets and anchors are encoded by functions on some graded symplectic manifold) to address the theory of Jacobi algebroids and bialgebroids (following mainly Iglesias-Marrero and Grabowski-Marmo as a guideline). This formalism is in particular efficient to define the Jacobi-Gerstenhaber algebra structure associated to a Jacobi algebroid, to define its Poissonization, and to express the compatibility condition defining Jacobi bialgebroids. Also, we claim that this supergeometric language gives a simple description of the Jacobi bialgebroid associated to Jacobi structures, and conversely, of the Jacobi structure associated to Jacobi bialgebroid.
Jacobi structures and Spencer operators  [PDF]
Marius Crainic,Maria Amelia Salazar
Mathematics , 2013,
Abstract: This paper explains the fundamental relation between Jacobi structures and the classical Spencer operator coming from the theory of PDEs so as to provide a direct and geometric approach to the integrability of Jacobi structures. It uses recent results on the integrability of Spencer operators and multliplicative forms on Lie groupoids with non-trivial coefficients. In Theorem 1 we show that the Spencer operator associated to a contact groupoid reveals that the base manifold carries a Jacobi structure. Theorem 2 deals with the problem of integrating Jacobi structures to contact groupoids.
Jacobi structures on affine bundles  [PDF]
J. Grabowski,D. Iglesias,J. C. Marrero,E. Padrón,P. Urbański
Mathematics , 2002,
Abstract: We study affine Jacobi structures on an affine bundle $\pi:A\to M$, i.e. Jacobi brackets that close on affine functions. We prove that there is a one-to-one correspondence between affine Jacobi structures on $A$ and Lie algebroid structures on the vector bundle $A^+=\bigcup_{p\in M}Aff(A_p,\R)$ of affine functionals. Some examples and applications, also for the linear case, are discussed. For a special type of affine Jacobi structures which are canonically exhibited (strongly-affine or affine-homogeneous Jacobi structures) over a real vector space of finite dimension, we describe the leaves of its characteristic foliation as the orbits of an affine representation. These affine Jacobi structures can be viewed as an analog of the Kostant-Arnold-Liouville linear Poisson structure on the dual space of a real finite-dimensional Lie algebra.
On Existence of Regular Jacobi Structures  [PDF]
Mahuya Datta,Sauvik Mukherjee
Mathematics , 2013,
Abstract: We prove $h$-principle for locally conformal symplectic foliations and contact foliations on open manifolds. We interpret the result on $h$ principle of contact foliations in terms of the regular Jacobi structures.
Twisting structures and strongly homotopy morphisms  [PDF]
Kathryn Hess,Jonathan Scott
Mathematics , 2010,
Abstract: In an application of the notion of twisting structures introduced by Hess and Lack, we define twisted composition products of symmetric sequences of chain complexes that are degreewise projective and finitely generated. Let Q be a cooperad and let BP be the bar construction on the operad P. To each morphism of cooperads g from Q to BP is associated a P-co-ring, K(g), which generalizes the two-sided Koszul and bar constructions. When the co-unit from K(g) to P is a quasi-isomorphism, we show that the Kleisli category for K(g) is isomorphic to the category of P-algebras and of their morphisms up to strong homotopy, and we give the classifying morphisms for both strict and homotopy P-algebras. Parametrized morphisms of (co)associative chain (co)algebras up to strong homotopy are also introduced and studied, and a general existence theorem is proved. In the appendix, we study the particular case of the two-sided Koszul resolution of the associative operad.
Jacobi Structures in $\mathbb{R}^3$  [PDF]
F. Haas
Mathematics , 2005, DOI: 10.1063/1.2040347
Abstract: The most general Jacobi brackets in $\mathbb{R}^3$ are constructed after solving the equations imposed by the Jacobi identity. Two classes of Jacobi brackets were identified, according to the rank of the Jacobi structures. The associated Hamiltonian vector fields are also constructed.
Tensor products of representations up to homotopy  [PDF]
Camilo Arias Abad,Marius Crainic,Benoit Dherin
Mathematics , 2010,
Abstract: We study the construction of tensor products of representations up to homotopy, which are the A-infinity version of ordinary representations. We provide formulas for the construction of tensor products of representations up to homotopy and of morphisms between them, and show that these formulas give the homotopy category a monoidal structure which is uniquely defined up to equivalence.
Poisson actions up to homotopy and their quantization  [PDF]
Pavol Severa
Mathematics , 2006, DOI: 10.1007/s11005-006-0089-z
Abstract: Symmetries of Poisson manifolds are in general quantized just to symmetries up to homotopy of the quantized algebra of functions. It is therefore interesting to study symmetries up to homotopy of Poisson manifolds. We notice that they are equivalent to Poisson principal bundles and describe their quantization to symmetries up to homotopy of the quantized algebras of functions.
Generalized Jacobi structures  [PDF]
J. C. Perez Bueno
Physics , 1997, DOI: 10.1088/0305-4470/30/18/024
Abstract: Jacobi brackets (a generalization of standard Poisson brackets in which Leibniz's rule is replaced by a weaker condition) are extended to brackets involving an arbitrary (even) number of functions. This new structure includes, as a particular case, the recently introduced generalized Poisson structures. The linear case on simple group manifolds is also studied and non-trivial examples (different from those coming from generalized Poisson structures) of this new construction are found by using the cohomology ring of the given group.
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