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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 — 2:30 PM EST

Jason Bell, Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo

"Automorphisms of projective varieties and potential density, II"

In the second talk, we'll discuss Skolem's method and the analytic arc theorem as a means of studying the action of the automorphism group on a variety.  If time remains, we'll apply this method to show that if X is a surface defined over a number field and X has an automorphism that does not preserve a non-constant fibration then there is a number field K such that the K-points of X are Zariski dense.

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