Topics in Algebraic Geometry: Intersection Theory on Moduli Spaces

Graphic of intersection theory on moduli spaces.

Intersection theory on moduli spaces. (Image by Dr. Izzet Coskun.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

18.727

As Taught In

Spring 2006

Level

Graduate

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Course Features

Course Description

The topics for this course vary each semester. This semester, the course aims to introduce techniques for studying intersection theory on moduli spaces. In particular, it covers the geometry of homogeneous varieties, the Deligne-Mumford moduli spaces of stable curves and the Kontsevich moduli spaces of stable maps using intersection theory.

Other OCW Versions

This is a graduate-level course in Algebraic Geometry. The content varies year to year, according to the interests of the instructor and the students.

Coskun, Izzet. 18.727 Topics in Algebraic Geometry: Intersection Theory on Moduli Spaces, Spring 2006. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mathematics/18-727-topics-in-algebraic-geometry-intersection-theory-on-moduli-spaces-spring-2006 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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