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Birational algebraic geometry in positive characteristic

Introductory Workshop: Derived Algebraic Geometry and Birational Geometry and Moduli Spaces January 31, 2019 - February 08, 2019

February 05, 2019 (03:30 PM PST - 04:30 PM PST)
Speaker(s): Karl Schwede (University of Utah)
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium
  • birational geometry

  • blowup

  • Frobenius

  • vanishing theorems

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This series of introductory talks will discuss some of the issues and pathologies one runs into when exploring birational geometry in positive characteristic. Some time will be spent talking about ideas coming from commutative algebra and their applications, including connections between singularities from the MMP with singularities arising in commutative algebra.

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