MATH-657 / 3 credits

Teacher: Wyss Dimitri Stelio

Language: English

Remark: Registration only to until 31.12.2023


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We will study classical and modern deformation theory of schemes and coherent sheaves. Participants should have a solid background in scheme-theory, for example being familiar with the first 3 chapters of Hartshorne's 'Algebraic Geometry'.



Deformation theory

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Produce a talk
  • Plan an exercice session
  • Define the important concepts in the deformation theory of schemes and coherent sheaves.



Deformation theory by Hartshorne

Ressources en bibliothèque

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In the programs

  • Number of places: 10
  • Exam form: Oral presentation (session free)
  • Subject examined: Deformation Theory
  • Lecture: 18 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 13 Hour(s)
  • Practical work: 35 Hour(s)
  • Type: optional

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