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### Cycle class map in non-smooth family of projective varieties

Let $\pi:\mathcal{X} \to T$ be a family of smooth projective complex varieties. Assume $T$ is quasi-projective, reduced, irreducible but not smooth and of positive dimension. Let $\mathcal{Z}$ be a ...

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### Abel-Jacobi map

Let $X$ be a smooth projective variety defined over a number field $F$ and consider the Abel-Jacobi map $\mathrm{AJ}_k:\mathrm{CH}_0^k(X_{\overline{\mathbb{Q}}})\rightarrow \mathrm{Jac}^{2k-1}(X)$, ...

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### Comparison of cycle maps

Let $X$ be an algebraic variety over $\bar{\mathbb{Q}}$ of dimension $d$, then there is the l-adic cycle map $\mathrm{cl}_{et}:\mathrm{CH}^i(X)\rightarrow\mathrm{H}^{2i}(X,\mathbb{Q}_\ell(i))$ from ...

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### Cycle classes that are killed by pushing forward from normalization

Let $X$ be a non-normal algebraic variety and $f \colon X' \to X$ its normalization. Is there a general description $\mathrm{ker}\left(\mathrm{CH}_k(X') \to \mathrm{CH}_k(X)\right)$? Are there ...

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### Pull-back of algebraic cycles under holomorphic maps

Let $f:X \to Y$ be a holomorphic map between two smooth complex projective manifolds. Is there a good notion of pull-back of algebraic cycles by $f$ which preserves degree in the following sense: ...

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### Is there a functor of points approach to algebraic cycles and intersection theory?

Motivation
Most of the algebraic geometry I have done so far was concerned with group schemes (e.g., abelian schemes, tori, unipotent groups). In that part of the field the "functor of points POV" is ...

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### Why does a homologically trivial cycle have trivial projections?

Let $X$ be a smooth curve over a field. Let $Y$ be the triple product $X \times X \times X$. Let $\gamma$ be a homologically trivial codimension $2$ cycle.
In the text [Zhang, p. 76] that I am ...

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### An example of an affine variety with non-zero Chow groups

Are there any examples known of an affine variety $A$ over an algebraically closed field such some Chow group (say, of codimension at least $2$) of $A$ with coefficients in $\mathbb{Z}/n\mathbb{Z}$ ...

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### When the class of a complex is necessarily equi-dimensional

Let $P$ be a smooth projective variety. For an object $X$ of $D_{perf}(P)$ (i.e. a bounded perfect complex of $\mathfrak{O}_P$-module sheaves) we consider its class $[X]$ in $K_0(P)\otimes ...

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### Degree zero zero-cycles on the square of a curve

A well-known mathematician once explained the following conjecture to me, as "an example of how little we know about cycles of codimension $\geq 2$." Let $C$ be a curve defined over a number field ...

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### Higher K theory and algebraic cycles in representation theory?

Can anybody talk about how Higher K theory and algebraic cycles play roles in representation theory? I am more interested in how they play roles in Kazhdan-Lusztig conjectures.
Of course K_0 plays ...

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### Questions on standard (motivic) conjectures

Over an (algebraically closed) characteristic $p$ field, is it known that the cohomological equivalence of cycles relation (with respect to $\mathbb{Q}_l$-adic \'etale cohomology) does not depend on ...

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### Explain the relation between $K_0$ and morphisms of Chow motives

The Chern class yields an isomorphism $K_0(X)\otimes \mathbb Q\cong \bigoplus_{i\ge 0} Chow^i(X)\otimes \mathbb Q$ (for a smooth variety $X$ over a field?), whereas the latter group is isomorphic to ...

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### What is the Exceptional Locus of a flopping contraction between threefolds?

Hi,
I'm trying to understand the group of cycles (modulo numerical equivalence) contracted by a flopping contraction $f$.
More precisely, I'm in the setup of Definition 2.12 of this paper by ...

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### Do we know the Chow groups of spheres?

Let $k$ be a field (of char. not $2$) and $X_k=\text{Spec} (k[x_1,\cdots,x_n]/(x_1^2+\cdots +x_n^2-1))$. Do we know the Chow groups $A_i (X_k)$? I could not find any references, even for $X_{\mathbb ...

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### Integral decomposition of the diagonal (Chow motives)

Let $k$ be a field of characteristic zero and let $X$ be a smooth proper varity over $k$ of dimension $d$. The Künneth standard conjecture conjectures that there exist projectors $e_0, e_1, \ldots, ...

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### Algebraic cycles of dimension 2 on the square of a generic abelian surface

I would like to know, what is known on algebraic cycles of dimension 2
modulo algebraic or rational equivalence
on the square of a generic abelian surface.
First, let $A$ be a generic abelian surface ...

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### Why do people think that abelian varieties are the hardest case for the Hodge conjecture?

Today, I heard that people think that if you can prove the Hodge conjecture for abelian varieties, then it should be true in general. Apparently this case is important enough (and hard enough) that ...

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### Algebraic equivalence VS Numerical Equivalence - An Example.

This question is arose from the question
Difference between equivalence relations on algebraic cycles
and the example 3 in lecture 1 in Mumford's book Lectures on curves on an algebraic surface.
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### Why are cohomologically trivial cycles abundant?

Suppose X is a smooth projective variety, say over $\mathbb{Q}$ for simplicity. Let $F$ be a finite extension of $\mathbb{Q}$. Let $\mathrm {Ch}^{r}(X/F)$ denote the Chow group of codimension $r$ ...

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### difference between equivalence relations on algebraic cycles

For the definitions of the equivalence relations on algebraic cycles see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adequate_equivalence_relation.
I want to know how far away from each other the equivalence ...

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### Obstructions to descend Galois invariant cycles

Let $X$ be a smooth projective variety over $F$, and $E/F$ - finite Galois extension.
There is an extension of scalars map $CH^\*(X) \to CH^\*(X_E)$. The image lands in the Galois invariant part of ...

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### Grassmannian bundle theorem

Let's consider a vector bundle $E$ of rank $n$ over a compact manifold $X$. Consider the associated Grassmannian bundle $G$ for some $k < n$, obtained by replacing each fiber $E_x$ by $Gr(k,E_x)$.
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### Is the scalar extension functor for Chow motives conservative?

Denote $CHM(F)$ to be the category of Chow motives over a field $F$.
Let's consider an algebraic exension $E/F$, then
there is a natural extension of scalars functor $CHM(F) \to CHM(E)$.
I was ...

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### How does one find vanishing algebraic cycles?

I have a question, related to what I asked before.
Let's consider a smooth hyperplane section $X$ of a smooth projective variety $Y$ over $\mathbb C$.
According to Weak Lefschetz theorem, cohomology ...

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### Geometry of the multilagrangian Grassmannian

Let's introduce the following variety $MG(3,6)$, which is a "multisymplectic" analog of a Lagrangian Grassmannian $LG(3,6)$.
Consider a 3-form $\omega = dx1 \wedge dx2 \wedge dx^3 - dx4 \wedge dx5 ...