Theory of rational curves and its arithmetic applications: Lecture 1

Speaker: Brian Lehmann

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 discuss deformation theory of rational curves and Mori’s famous Bend and Break techniques as well as their applications to Geometric Manin’s Conjecture. The lecture series contain introductory components as well as problem sessions and they aim for graduate students and postdocs.