Connections between Algebra and Geometry

  • Start Date: 05/29/2012
  • End Date: 06/01/2012
Location: 

University of Regina

Topic: 

This workshop will introduce participants to current research topics in the intersection of Algebra and Geometry

Description: 

This workshop will focus on the two-way traffice between Geometry and Commutative Algebra. It will consist of three courses, one each on foundations, current research, and open problems in Commutative Algebra and Geometry:

 

 

Secant Varieties 

Instructor: Anthony Geramita, Queen's University and University of Genova. 

Problem Session Assistant: Luke Oeding, University of California, Berkeley 

 

Fat Points and Symbolic Powers 

Instructor: Briaqn Harbourne, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Problem Session Assistant: Susan Cooper, Central Michigan University 

 

Differential Graded Commutative Algebra

Insturctor: Sean Sather-Wagstaff, North Dakota State University

Problem Session Assistant: Kristen Beck, University of Arizona 

 

Course notes will be available in the future for all three sessions. 

 

 

Each course will have daily lectures and problem sessions where participants come together to discuss background material, exercises, and possible research problems. The workshop will provide a focused venue for graduate students, recent Ph.D.'s, and established researchers to enrich their background on diverse aspects of the disciplines, to learn about recent developments, and to establish connections with other researchers.

 

This workshop is being held in conjunction with the CMS Summer Meeting June 2-4, 2012 at the University of Regina.

 

Abstracts / Downloads / Reports: 
Public_Report.pdf
Connections_Webarchive.html_.zip
Organizers:

Organizing Committee:

 

Susan Cooper, Central Michigan University

Sean Sather-Wagstaff, North Dokota State University

Donald Stanley, University of Regina

 

 

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To register please visit

http://www.ndsu.edu/pubweb/~ssatherw/Regina2012/registration.html

 

For complete information and scheduling please visit the Workshop on Algebra and Geometry official website

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