Spring 2018 MATH 274 001 LEC

Topics in Algebra
001 LECTuTh 03:30PM - 04:59PMEvans 5Barbara Fantechi26735
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Special Title:   The topic for this special topics course is "Virtual Classes in Algebraic Geometry"  The instructor will be Chancellor's Professor Barbara Fantechi.

Prerequisites:  A working knowledge of algebraic geometry, such as chapters 1-3 of Hartshorne's Algebraic Geometry

Description:   I will review the construction of virtual classes, focusing on the example of Gromov Witten and, if time allows, Donaldson Thomas invariants.  Technical tools like derived categories, algebraic stacks, intersection theory and deformation theory will be included in the class.  


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Grading: Letter grade.


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