Bilkent University ODTÜ-BİLKENT Algebraic Geometry Seminars

Enumerative geometry of double spin curves
Emre Can Sertöz
Max-Planck Instutie, Turkey
Özet : This thesis has two parts. In Part I we consider the moduli spaces of curves with multiple spin structures and provide a compactification using geometrically meaningful limiting objects. We later give a complete classification of the irreducible components of these spaces. The moduli spaces built in this part provide the basis for the degeneration techniques required in the second part. In the second part we consider a series of problems inspired by projective geometry. Given two hyperplanes tangential to a canonical curve at every point of intersection, we ask if there can be a common point of tangency. We show that such a common point can appear only in codimension 1 in moduli and proceed to compute the class of this divisor. We then study the general properties of curves in this divisor. Our divisor class has small enough slope to imply that the canonical class of the moduli space of curves with two odd spin structures is big when the genus is greater than 9. If the corresponding coarse moduli spaces have mild enough singularities, then they have maximal Kodaira dimension in this range.
  Tarih : 13.10.2017
  Saat : 15:40
  Yer : Mathematics Seminar Room, Bilkent.
  Dil : English
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