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Number Theory Seminar

Recent progress on rationality

Alena Pirutka (NYU)

Location:  Hill Center 525 and Zoom
Date & time: Tuesday, 01 March 2022 at 2:00PM - 3:00PM

Abstract: Recall that an algebraic variety is rational if it is birational to a projective space. In this talk I will review classical results for curves, surfaces, and threefolds, and then I will report on a progress in the last decade. This includes rationality of hypersurfaces, and deformation properties.

We will meet in person and broadcast the talk. For zoom information, please email chris [dot] lutsko [at]

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