Members' Seminar | |

Topic: | Finite or infinite? One key to algebraic cycles |

Speaker: | Burt Totaro |

Affiliation: | University of California, Los Angeles; Member, School of Mathematics |

Date: | Monday, February 2 |

Time/Room: | 2:00pm - 3:00pm/S-101 |

Algebraic cycles are linear combinations of algebraic subvarieties of an algebraic variety. We want to know whether all algebraic subvarieties can be built from finitely many, in a suitable sense. We present some recent results and counterexamples.