Hyperkähler manifolds and rational curves

  • Valeria Bertini (Technical University Chemnitz)
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I will introduce Hyperkähler manifolds, a class of manifolds very much studied in complex algebraic geometry; they can be thought as a higher dimensional alanogue of K3 surfaces. I will present a geometrical problem on them, that is the existence of rational curves, i.e. curves birational to a projective line; the problem has a complete solution in the case of K3 surfaces, but much less is known in the Hyperkähler case.


17.03.20 21.02.22

Nonlinear Algebra Seminar Online (NASO)

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