KANDA, Yutaka
 Research Field
 Geometry
 Position
 Assistant Professor
 Organization
 Department of Mathematics
 Research Interest
 topology
 Research Activities

My research interests are mainly in mapping class groups and related topics to them. My goal for the time being is to construct cocycles of the MoritaMumford classes in various ways and to get a concrete estimate for the Gromov seminorm.
 Papers
 Kanda, Yutaka
The monopole equations and Jholomorphic curves on weakly convex almost Kähler 4manifolds.
Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 353 (2001), no. 6, 2215–2243  Kanda, Yutaka
On the ThurstonBennequin invariant of Legendrian knots and nonexactness of Bennequin’s inequality.
Invent. Math. 133 (1998), no. 2, 227–242.  Keywords
 bounded cohomology, mapping class group, Riemann surface