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Eberly College of Science Mathematics Department

Meeting Details

For more information about this meeting, contact Yakov Pesin, Karl Schwede.

Title:The number of equations defining an algebraic set
Seminar:Department of Mathematics Colloquium
Speaker:Anurag Singh, University of Utrah
Given an algebraic set---i.e., the solution set of a family of polynomial equations---what is the minimal number of polynomials needed to define this set? The question is surprisingly difficult, with a rich history. We will give a partial survey, and discuss results and questions coming from local cohomology theory.

Room Reservation Information

Room Number:MB114
Date:02 / 23 / 2012
Time:04:00pm - 05:00pm