Monthly Archives: October 2008

The Hilbert Polynomial Explained

So, today I discovered something rather nice, that I think could easily get more time in books and the like, but doesn’t. We’ll first have need of a theorem that I don’t want to prove: Theorem: Let be a projective … Continue reading

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Toric Geometry II – Toric Varieties

Last time we did a bunch of stuff with fans and polytopes and made a lot of definitions. This time, we get to use that stuff to do some algebraic geometry. First up, we’ll need to define some lattice in … Continue reading

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