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Memoirs of the American Mathematical Society
2010; 60 pp; softcover
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When geometric quantization is applied to a manifold using a real polarization which is "nice enough", a result of Śniatycki says that the quantization can be found by counting certain objects, called Bohr-Sommerfeld leaves. Subsequently, several authors have taken this as motivation for counting Bohr-Sommerfeld leaves when studying the quantization of manifolds which are less "nice".
In this paper, the author examines the quantization of compact symplectic manifolds that can locally be modelled by a toric manifold, using a real polarization modelled on fibres of the moment map. The author computes the results directly and obtains a theorem similar to Śniatycki's, which gives the quantization in terms of counting Bohr-Sommerfeld leaves. However, the count does not include the Bohr-Sommerfeld leaves which are singular. Thus the quantization obtained is different from the quantization obtained using a Kähler polarization.
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