Algebraic Geometry Learning Seminar

Friday, July 27, 2018 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Nickolas Rollick, Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo

"A Proper Separation -- The Variety Show"

Well, it has only taken two years, but we are finally ready to give the scheme-theoretic definition of "variety".  Along the way, we discuss the notions algebraic geometers use in place of "Hausdorff" and "compact Hausdorff", namely "separated" and "proper" morphisms.  Somehow, it seems fitting to talk about "separation" as we bring this seminar to a close...