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Rigorous trivialities is a web log about mathematics, but especially geometry, broadly construed. Contributors will be Charles Siegel, Jim Stankewicz and occasionally Matt Deland. Charles specializes in algebraic geometry, topology and mathematical physics. Jim specializes in arithmetic algebraic geometry. Matt has transitioned from algebraic geometry to work in industry.

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# Monthly Archives: May 2008

## Serre Duality

Sorry that this one is late, things are going to continue to be hit-or-miss through June, though hopefully hit more than miss. Anyway, we’ve got a cohomology theory for sheaves. Anyone who has worked with cohomology of manifolds will know … Continue reading

## Cohomology of Sheaves

In order to get at surfaces, we don’t just need the scheme theory of the last two posts, but we also need to understand the cohomology of sheaves. We will not be proving all of the details, we will also … Continue reading

## Proj of a Graded Ring and Basic Properties of Schemes

Last time, we talked about , which takes rings and gives us affine schemes in a manner analogous to affine varieties. Now, though it is safe to say that projective varieties are schemes (well, with the extra points taken into … Continue reading

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## Schemes

Sorry about the extended delay, should be back to regular Monday-Wednesday-Friday updates now. I hope. Anyway, we’re going to be heading into Intersection Theory soon, and in particular we’re going to be looking at surfaces. Sadly, at this point, abstract … Continue reading

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## New math blog!

A friend of mine from undergrad days has started up a math blog recently. He’s just getting started, but I, at least, expect him to do interesting things once he gets rolling (probably in another week or so, due to … Continue reading

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