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Birational geometry of varieties of maximal Albanese dimension

Connections for Women: Derived Algebraic Geometry, Birational Geometry and Moduli Spaces January 28, 2019 - January 30, 2019

January 29, 2019 (02:00 PM PST - 03:00 PM PST)
Speaker(s): Rita Pardini (Università di Pisa)
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium
  • complex projective variety

  • maximal Albanese dimension

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An abelian variety is a complex torus that can be embedded in projective space. A smooth complex projective variety X is of maximal Albanese dimension if it admits a morphism a:X—>A to an abelian variety A such that dim a(X)=dim X. Being of maximal Albanese dimension is a topological property and it imposes significant restrictions on the numerical invariants of the variety and on the behaviour of its linear systems. In my talk I will report on recent progress on these topics, obtained in collaboration with Miguel Angel Barja (UPC - Barcelona) and Lidia Stoppino (University’ di Pavia).

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