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Abelian surface

In mathematics, an abelian surface is a 2-dimensional abelian variety. One-dimensional complex tori are just elliptic curves and are all algebraic, but Riemann discovered that most complex tori of dimension 2 are not algebraic via the Riemann bilinear relations. Essentially, these are conditions on the parameter space of period matrices for complex tori which define an algebraic subvariety. This subvariety contains all of the points whose period matrices correspond to a period matrix of an abelian variety. The algebraic ones are called abelian surfaces and are exactly the 2-dimensional abelian varieties. Most of their theory is a special case of the theory of higher-dimensional tori or abelian varieties. Finding criteria for a complex torus of dimension 2 to be a product of two elliptic curves (up to isogeny) was a popular subject of study in the nineteenth century. Invariants: The plurigenera are all 1. The surface is diffeomorphic to S1×S1×S1×S1 so the fundamental group is Z4. Hodge diamond: Examples: A product of two elliptic curves. The Jacobian variety of a genus 2 curve. (Wikipedia).

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Jim Bryan : Curve counting on abelian surfaces and threefolds

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From playlist Algebraic and Complex Geometry

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Kazuya Kato - Logarithmic abelian varieties

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From playlist Conférence « Géométrie arithmétique en l’honneur de Luc Illusie » - 5 mai 2021

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Abel formula

This is one of my all-time favorite differential equation videos!!! :D Here I'm actually using the Wronskian to actually find a nontrivial solution to a second-order differential equation. This is amazing because it brings the concept of the Wronskian back to life! And as they say, you won

From playlist Differential equations

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Derived Categories part 1

We give a buttload of definitions for morphisms on various categories of complexes. The derived category of an abelian category is a category whose objects are cochain complexes and whose morphisms I describe in this video.

From playlist Derived Categories

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Representation theory: Abelian groups

This lecture discusses the complex representations of finite abelian groups. We show that any group is iomorphic to its dual (the group of 1-dimensional representations, and isomorphic to its double dual in a canonical way (Pontryagin duality). We check the orthogonality relations for the

From playlist Representation theory

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Claire Voisin: Gonality and zero-cycles of abelian varieties

Abstract: The gonality of a variety is defined as the minimal gonality of curve sitting in the variety. We prove that the gonality of a very general abelian variety of dimension g goes to infinity with g. We use for this a (straightforward) generalization of a method due to Pirola that we

From playlist Algebraic and Complex Geometry

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David Masser: Avoiding Jacobians

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From playlist Algebraic and Complex Geometry

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RT7.2. Finite Abelian Groups: Fourier Analysis

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From playlist Representation Theory

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Complex surfaces 5: Kodaira dimension 0

This talk is an informal survey of the complex projective surfaces of Kodaira number 0. We first explain why there are 4 types of such surfaces (Enriques, K3, hyperelliptic, and abelian) and then give a few examples of each type.

From playlist Algebraic geometry: extra topics

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Francesc Fité, Sato-Tate groups of abelian varieties of dimension up to 3

VaNTAGe seminar on April 7, 2020 License: CC-BY-NC-SA Closed captions provided by Jun Bo Lau.

From playlist The Sato-Tate conjecture for abelian varieties

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The Geometric Langlands conjecture and non-abelian Hodge theory (Lecture 1) by Ron Donagi

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From playlist Quantum Fields, Geometry and Representation Theory

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Nick Addington - Rational points and derived equivalence - WAGON

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From playlist WAGON

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Groups and subgroups

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From playlist Basics: Group Theory

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Theorem 1.10 - part 09 - Torsion Points of Abelian Varieties

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From playlist Theorem 1.10

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On descending cohomology geometrically - Sebastian Casalaina-Martin

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