Finite or infinite? One key to algebraic cycles

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.