Talks

Rational curves and rational points

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David McKinnon

2016-05-25
15:10:00 - 16:10:00

101 , Mathematics Research Center Building (ori. New Math. Bldg.)



The existence of rational curves on varieties defined over a number field is closely tied to the existence of rational points on those same varieties. I will discuss some of these connections, including the implications of joint work with Mike Roth relating all this to Seshadri constants.