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trivialities on log-structures

I would like to understand some trivialities about log-structures. Given a log-scheme $(X,M_X)$ the log-structure $M_X$ is defined via push-out. Are there stupid examples in which this push-out is ...
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relation between toric geometry and log geometry

Hello, I'm trying to understand the relation between the points of view of log geometry (monoids) and toric geometry (fans). Suppose that $k$ is a field and $P$ is a finitely generated monoid. Then ...
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References for logarithmic geometry

Hi everyone, I'm looking for a systematical introduction to (or treatment of) logarithmic structures on schemes. I am reading Kato's article ("Logarithmic structures of Fontaine-Illusie") at the ...
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What are Log Stacks

So, I've been running in both stacky circles and logarithmic circles and I've been wondering: is there a definition of log stack that is "useful"? I can imagine two such definitions: 1) A log stack ...
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Logarithmic structures on moduli of elliptic curves over Z

I've heard it stated that if you take the moduli of elliptic curves with some level structure imposed (as a moduli scheme over Spec(Z)), there is a logarithmic structure that you can impose at the ...