Algebraic geometry and projective differential geometry
by Joseph M. Landsberg
Publisher: arXiv 1998
Number of pages: 70
The author discusses: Homogeneous varieties, Topology and consequences Projective differential invariants, Varieties with degenerate Gauss images, When can a uniruled variety be smooth?, Dual varieties, Linear systems of bounded and constant rank, Secant and tangential varieties, Systems of quadrics with tangential defects, Recognizing uniruled varieties, Recognizing intersections of quadrics, Recognizing homogeneous spaces, Complete intersections.
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