Hodge theory, coniveau and algebraic cycles

Members' Seminar
Topic:Hodge theory, coniveau and algebraic cycles
Speaker:Claire Voisin
Affiliation:Centre national de la recherche scientifique; Distinguished Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics
Date:Monday, October 6
Time/Room:2:00pm - 3:00pm/S-101
Video Link:http://video.ias.edu/membersem/2014/1006-ClaireVoisin

My talk will be a broad introduction to what is the (mostly conjectural) higher dimensional generalization of Abel's theorem on divisors on Riemann surfaces, namely, the relationship between the structure of the group of algebraic cycles on a complex projective variety and the complexity of its so-called Hodge structures.