Monthly Archives: April 2008

Themes

I’ve decided to start experimenting with wordpress’s themes in order to get a different look from the other math blogs.  What do people think of this one? There’s a few others that I’ve been considering as well, and I may … Continue reading

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Sheaves of Modules

So now that we have abstract varieties on hand, we’re going to do a bit more with sheaves, leading to some of the intimate connections between sheaf theory and geometry. Sadly, this often gives students a lot of trouble (I … Continue reading

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Important Petition

Now, I highly doubt that I have any readers that don’t read Terry Tao’s blog, but regardless, please sign his petition (here). We need to fight threats to math education everywhere, and this is a big one. I’m behind Terry … Continue reading

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Complete Varieties and Chow’s Lemma

First off, I’d like to make a correction to the definition of an abstract variety: we’re going to need to assume both that is irreducible and that it is covered by finitely many affine varieties. I had both of these … Continue reading

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