## Curves Seminar - Mike Roth (Queen's University)

### Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

**Time:** 1:30-3:00 p.m ** Place:** Jeffery Hall 319

**Speaker:** Mike Roth (Queen's University)

**Title:** Special linear series, the Clifford index, and Green’s conjecture.

**Abstract:** We will introduce the ideas of linear series, and special linear series on a curve, the notation $g^{r}_{d}$, Clifford’s theorem on special linear series, and state Green’s conjecture for canonically embedded curves.