Daily Archives: August 7, 2008

Phylogenetics and Algebraic Geometry

Ok, this post is going a little bit out of my field. If anyone can fill in some of the gaps in my understanding of phylogenetics and in how to get from there to the math, please do so in … Continue reading

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Geometric Form of Riemann-Roch

Now, the way that the Riemann-Roch theorem was phrased before, the geometry wasn’t obvious. We had to extract it in terms of rational functions with poles given by a divisor. Now that we’ve talked about canonical curves, we can use … Continue reading

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