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Behrend's function is constant on Hilb^n(C^3) February 08, 2013 (01:00PM PST - 01:45PM PST)
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium
Speaker(s) Andrew Morrison (ETH Z├╝rich)
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We prove that Behrend's function is constant on Hilb^n(C^3). A calculation of motivic zeta functions shows the relevant Milnor fibers have zero Euler characteristic. As a corollary we see that Hilb^n(C^3) is generically reduced.

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