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### Riemann-Roch as an index theorem [closed]

I am sorry to make this a new question. I would have liked to leave a comment, but I suppose I don't have enough rep for that....
So, in the accepted answer to this question I don't understand why in ...

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### Diffeomorphic Kähler manifolds with different Hodge numbers

This question made me wonder about the following:
Are there orientedly diffeomorphic Kähler manifolds with different Hodge numbers?
It seems that this would require that those manifolds are not ...

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### Can the adjoint of the exterior derivative in semi-Riemannian geometry be defined without the Hodge * operator?

The adjoint of the exterior derivarive is defined by
$\delta:=(-1)^k\ast^{-1}d\ast$,
but I need a way which avoids the Hodge $\ast$ operator.
Is there another definition?
For example, for ...

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### Generalized Hodge conjecture for cohomology of smooth non-proper varieties?

Is there such a statement known i.e. does there exist a conjectural description of the coniveau filtration for singular cohomology of a smooth non-proper variety over the field of complex numbers (in ...

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### On polarized (pure) Hodge structures

Some simple questions, for which I know no precise reference (and would be deeply grateful for a nice one!):
Is it true that the category of (pure) polarized Hodge structures is abelian semi-simple, ...

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### Torelli theorem for cubic hypersurfaces

I'm reading the paper of Claire Voisin on the Torelli theorem for cubic hypersurfaces of $\mathbb{P}^5$ (in french : http://www.springerlink.com/content/j8675gn214l17523/). Are there lecture notes, or ...

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### Groups of Hodge type, hodge structure on Lie algebra

Hi,
Let $W$ be a real algebraic group, and $G$ the associated complex group. Then $W$ is of Hodge type if there is a $\mathbb{C}^*$ action on $G$ such that $U(1)$ preserves $W$ and the action of $-1$ ...

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### Comparing cohomology over ${\mathbb C}$ and over ${\mathbb F}_q$

I have the following (probably well-known) question: let $X$ be a regular scheme over
$\mathbb Z$. Let $p$ be a prime and Let us denote the reduction of $X$ mod $p$ by $X_p$.
Let also $X_{\mathbb ...

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### Schubert Cells for the Projective Line

I am trying at the moment to understand Schubert calculus, and have taken the simple example of the complex projective line ${\mathbb CP}^1$ as a guide. Now in the simplest formulation I know, we have ...

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### Cohomology of Zariski neighborhoods

Do there exist smooth compact (=complete) connected complex algebraic varieties $X\subset Y$ and a Zariski neighborhood $U$ of $X$ in $Y$ such that the image of $H^{\ast}(U,\mathbf{Z})$ in ...

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### Cubical cohomology and de Rham cohomology

Qiaochu's question on a discrete analogue of harmonic function theory reminded me of some thoughts I had a long time ago about the relationship between cubical cohomology and de Rham cohomology.
The ...

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### Weight filtration over the integers

This is a follow up question to Weight filtration for smooth analytic manifolds
As mentioned in that question, the integral cohomology of some smooth complex analytic manifolds is equipped with a ...

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### Hodge numbers of compactifications

Let $X$ be a smooth complex quasi-projective variety. We can find good compactification: a smooth proper variety $\bar{X}$ such that ${\bar X} \setminus X$ is a divisor with normal crossing. The ...

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### Proving Hodge decomposition without using the theory of elliptic operators?

In the common Hodge theory books, the authors usually cite other sources for the theory of elliptic operators, like in the Book about Hodge Theory of Claire Voisin, where you find on page 128 the ...

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### Hodge Standard Conjecture in Positive Characteristic

In the Wikipedia article on the Hodge Standard Conjecture it is written:
In characteristic zero the Hodge standard conjecture holds, being a consequence of Hodge theory. In positive characteristic ...

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### What kind of line bundles have Chern class of Hodge type (2,0) or (0,2)?

If $L$ is a complex line bundle on a topological space $X$, let $c_1(L)$ denote the image of its Chern class in $H^2(X;C)$. A complex manifold structure on $X$ [ok which is also compact and say ...

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### Where can we find Deligne's paper “ Theorie de Hodge I”?

Where can we find Deligne's paper " Theorie de Hodge I"?

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### When does the Torelli Theorem hold?

The Torelli theorem states that the map $\mathcal{M}_g(\mathbb{C})\to \mathcal{A}_g(\mathbb{C})$ taking a curve to its Jacobian is injective. I've seen a couple of proofs, but all seem to rely on the ...

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### Abelian varieties of CM type?

Is there any introduction to abelian varieties of CM type?any reference?Like how to construct a abelian varieties given a CM field E?What is the properites of the Mumford Tate group of the abelian ...

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### Mixed Hodge structure on the rational homotopy type

A mixed Hodge structure (mHs) on a commutative differential graded algebra (cgda) over $\mathbf{Q}$ is a mixed Hodge structure on the underlying vector space such that the product and the differential ...

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### Weight filtration for smooth analytic manifolds

In his ICM 2002 talk (Topology of singular algebraic varieties, available also on arXiv) B. Totaro says on p. 3 (of the arXiv version): "Using the method of Guillen and Navarro Aznar I was able to ...

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### Semistable filtered vector spaces, a Tannakian category.

Let $k$ be a field (char = 0, perhaps). Let $(V,F)$ be a pair, where $V$ is a finite-dimensional $k$-vector space, and $F$ is a filtration of $V$, indexed by rational numbers, satisfying:
$F^i V ...

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### The algebraicity of Hodge structure map

Let $\mathbb S$ be $\mathbb C^{\times}$'s restriction of scalar to $\mathbb R$. To give a real Hodge structure on an $\mathbb Q$ vector space $V$ is to give a real representation of $\mathbb S$ on ...

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### Positivity properties of virtual Hodge numbers of Calabi-Yaus

Let $X$ be a normal, projective complex variety with an anticanonical divisor $D$. Do the virtual Hodge numbers of the noncompact Calabi-Yau variety $X$ \ $D$ enjoy some sort of positivity property?
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### When is a homogeneous space a variety?

Let $G$ be a Lie group and let $H$ be a closed subgroup of $G$. Then $G/H$ may not be a group, but it will be a homogeneous space for $G$ with stabilizers conjugate to $H$. Sometimes, this is a ...

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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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### Exercises in Hodge Theory

I was wondering: is there a good place to find exercises in Hodge theory? Mostly computations and proving small (preferably nifty) theorems, is what I have in mind. Something roughly like the ...

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### Rozansky-Witten class associated to the Theta Graph

Suppose I have a holomorphic symplectic manifold, and a smooth $(1,0)$ connection on the tangent bundle which is compatible with both the complex and the symplectic structures. Say that the ...

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### Why the similarity between Hodge theory for compact Riemannian and complex manifolds?

I'm aware to varying extents of the existence of certain decompositions of the space of $k$-forms on a compact complex or compact Riemannian manifold that split into closed, co-closed, and harmonic ...