Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Curves Seminar


Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

Time: 2:00-3:30 p.m Place: Jeffery Hall 116

Speaker: Mike Roth (Queen's University)

Title: Local description of the Hilbert scheme when n=2

Abstract: Given a smooth surface $X$, we have the Hilbert scheme of points $X^{[n]}$, the associated Hilbert-Chow morphism to $\operatorname{Sym}^n(X)$, and the universal family over $X^{[n]}$. We will study what these look like when $n=2$.