We show that the Drinfeld-Sokolov reduction can be framed in the general theory of bihamiltonian manifolds, with the help of a specialized version of a reduction theorem for Poisson manifolds by Marsden and Ratiu.
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This work has been supported by the Italian MURST and by the GNFM of the Italian C.N.R.
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Casati, P., Pedroni, M. Drinfeld-Sokolov reduction on a simple lie algebra from the bihamiltonian point of view. Lett Math Phys 25, 89–101 (1992). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00398305
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