|Date: Friday, November 19, 2021
Location: 2866 East Hall (3:00 PM to 4:00 PM)
Title: Rationality of Algebraic Varieties
Abstract: An algebraic variety X over a field k is said to be rational if there is a birational map from X to projective space over k. We will give a brief introduction to rationality and related notions, with examples of rational and non-rational varieties.
Speaker: Lena Ji