Brauer classes in moduli problems and arithmetic: Lecture 1

Speaker: Nicholas Addington, Sara Frei

Date: Mon, Aug 2, 2021

Location: Online

Conference: PRIMA 2021 Summer School: Rational curves and moduli spaces in arithmetic geometry

Subject: Mathematics

Class: Scientific


We cover Brauer classes, how they arise as obstructions on moduli spaces of sheaves, and how they can be used to obstruct rational points, highlighting recent links between the two.