nLab Daniel Bennequin

Daniel Bennequin is a French mathematician who gave the first example of an exotic contact structure on 3\mathbb{R}^3 in his dissertation. He was a member of Bourbaki.

Selected writings

On contact geometry and links:

  • Daniel Bennequin, Entrelacements et equations de Pfaff, Astérique, 107-108 (1983), 87-161. (pdf)

On a cohomological interpretation of entropy:

  • Pierre Baudot, Daniel Bennequin, The homological nature of entropy, Entropy, 17 (2015), 3253-3318. (doi)

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