Algebraic Geometry Seminar Spring 2011
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The seminar meets on Fridays at 2:25 pm in Van Vleck B305.
The schedule for the previous semester is here.
Spring 2011
date | speaker | title | host(s) |
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Jan. 21 | Anton Geraschenko (UC Berkeley) | Toric Artin Stacks | David Brown |
Jan. 28 | Anatoly Libgober (UIC) | Mordell Weil groups of iso-trivial abelian varieties and Alexander polynomials. | Laurentiu Maxim |
Feb. 18 | Tony Várilly-Alvarado (Rice) | TBA | David Brown |
Feb. 25 | Bhargav Bhatt (UMich) | TBA | Jordan Ellenberg |
Abstracts
Anatoly Libgober (UIC)
Mordell Weil groups of iso-trivial abelian varieties and Alexander polynomials."
I will discuss a relation between the Mordell-Weil groups of isotrivial abelian varieties over function fields of cyclic coverings of projective plane and the Alexander polynomial of the complement to ramification locus of the latter. The results are based on joint work with J.I.Cogolludo on families of elliptic curves.