Log and Tropical geometry: an application desingularization of low genus stable maps to projective space

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Date and time 21.10.2020 15:1516:30  
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Speaker Francesca Carocci  (EPFL)
Category Conferences - Seminars

In the first part of the talk I will recall a few basic notions of toric geometry and try to explain how log geometry generalises them. Afterwords, we will see how this framework is helpful to interpret blow ups in a modular fashion. Finally, we will see in the examples of maps to projective space of low genus how these techniques apply to give a modular resolution of the main component of Kontsevich's space of stable maps.

(30 minutes general talk followed by 45 minutes research talk)

Practical information

  • Informed public
  • Free

Organizer

  • Dimitri  Wyss

Contact

  • Monique Kiener

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