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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: April 2010

## Journals and RSS feeds

Is there a list somewhere of journals with RSS feeds? I’d been hoping to add a bunch of journals to my RSS reader, so I’d know when I need to get my hands on a copy from the library, interlibrary … Continue reading

Posted in Math Culture
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## Riemann’s Bilinear Relations

This post begins my series on some classical geometry of curves and abelian varieties. We’ll start with some talk of line bundles and polarizations on abelian varieties in general, and the first big theorem I’m really targeting is the Torelli … Continue reading

Posted in Abelian Varieties, Algebraic Geometry
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## A whole new level of crazy

Ok, so, I’ve been quiet lately. Once the semester ends, I’ll probabyl start posting a bit more again (I’ll have a new laptop in a week and ahalf, which will help) and I’m going to talk about theta functions, theta … Continue reading

Posted in Cranks
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