Gavril Farkas: The birational geometry of M_g via non-abelian Brill-Noether theory

Date: 2023-05-29

Time: 09:45 - 10:45

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Gavril Farkas, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin


I will discuss how novel ideas from non-abelian  Brill-Noether theory can be used to prove that the moduli space of  genus 16 is uniruled. For the much studied question of  determining the Kodaira dimension of M_g, this case has long been understood to be crucial in order to make further  progress.

This is joint work with Verra.