Algebra & Algebraic Geometry Seminar-Brian Harbourne-Geproci sets: a confluence of geometry, algebra, combinatorics and representation theory

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Abstract:  Studying inverse scattering problems has led to remarkable advances in scientific knowledge. Here we propose carrying this idea over to classification problems in algebraic geometry. As a specific example we consider the following problem: which finite subsets of 3 dimensional projective space project from a general point to a complete intersection in a plane?

Brian Harbourne is from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Location of Seminar: Hamilton Hall, Room 207
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