Singularities and Spaces of Jets

COMPLEX ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY
Topic:Singularities and Spaces of Jets
Speaker:Mircea Mustata
Affiliation:University of Michigan and Member, School of Mathematics
Date:Wednesday, November 29
Time/Room:1:00pm - 2:00pm/S-101

I will give an introduction to spaces of jets of algebraic varieties, explining their relevance for birational geometry. In particular, I will explain why these spaces are useful in the study of singularities.