|Date: Friday, September 06, 2019
Location: 2866 East Hall (4:00 PM to 5:30 PM)
Title: Motivic specialization and rationality problems
Abstract: I will discuss an ongoing project with John Christian Ottem to find new examples of stably irrational hypersurfaces by combining the specialization results obtained with Evgeny Shinder with tropical compactification techniques. The guiding example will be the quartic fivefold.
Speaker: Johannes Nicaise