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Fields Institute Communications

Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry

Selected Papers From the 2016 Apprenticeship Program

Editors: Smith, Gregory G., Sturmfels, Bernd (Eds.)

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  • Bridges the gap between graduate courses and cutting-edge research
  • ​Covers a wide range of topics in combinatoric algebraic geometry
  • Connects historical sources, computation, explicit examples, and new results
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This volume consolidates selected articles from the 2016 Apprenticeship Program at the Fields Institute, part of the larger program on Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry that ran from July through December of 2016. Written primarily by junior mathematicians, the articles cover a range of topics in combinatorial algebraic geometry including curves, surfaces, Grassmannians, convexity, abelian varieties, and moduli spaces. This book bridges the gap between graduate courses and cutting-edge research by connecting historical sources, computation, explicit examples, and new results.

Table of contents (17 chapters)

Table of contents (17 chapters)
  • Fitness, Apprenticeship, and Polynomials

    Pages 1-19

    Sturmfels, Bernd

  • From Curves to Tropical Jacobians and Back

    Pages 21-45

    Bolognese, Barbara (et al.)

  • Tritangent Planes to Space Sextics: The Algebraic and Tropical Stories

    Pages 47-63

    Harris, Corey (et al.)

  • Theta Characteristics of Tropical K 4-Curves

    Pages 65-86

    Chan, Melody (et al.)

  • Secants, Bitangents, and Their Congruences

    Pages 87-112

    Kohn, Kathlén (et al.)

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eBook $109.00
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $139.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4939-7485-6
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $139.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4939-8501-2
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry
Book Subtitle
Selected Papers From the 2016 Apprenticeship Program
Editors
  • Gregory G. Smith
  • Bernd Sturmfels
Series Title
Fields Institute Communications
Series Volume
80
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media LLC
eBook ISBN
978-1-4939-7486-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4939-7486-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4939-7485-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4939-8501-2
Series ISSN
1069-5265
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 390
Number of Illustrations
41 b/w illustrations, 53 illustrations in colour
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