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Jan 7 |
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Are there any serious investigations of whether “mathematicians do their best work when they're young”?
I haven't read this in years. I have to say, I have learned a lot since then about how to construct a magazine article; this one is kind of confusing, especially where it suddenly veers from general math sociology into a discussion of algebraic topology with no transition. Still, since I am 11 years older now than I was when I wrote that, I heartily endorse its conclusions. |
Jan 5 |
awarded | Nice Answer |
Oct 16 |
awarded | Yearling |
Sep 2 |
awarded | Popular Question |
Sep 2 |
awarded | Nice Question |
Aug 26 |
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Non-hyperelliptic families of curves with trivial Ceresa class (or Gross-Schoen class)
My student Lalit Jain pointed out to me the paper "The Griffiths Infinitesimal Invariant for a Curve in its Jacobian," by Collino and Pirola, which shows that a family of genus-g curves whose codimension in M_g is less than ~g/3 has nontrivial Ceresa. So that's something! |
Aug 22 |
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Non-hyperelliptic families of curves with trivial Ceresa class (or Gross-Schoen class)
Wait so I'm completely unaware that it's "generally believed" that non-hyperelliptic curves have non-torsion Ceresa cycle -- who believes this, have they written down why they believe it, etc.? |
Aug 21 |
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Non-hyperelliptic families of curves with trivial Ceresa class (or Gross-Schoen class)
I just mean etale cohomology -- I suppose this is "really" a motivic question but I don't think I need to invoke anything of that kind to get at what I'm interested in. |
Aug 21 |
asked | Non-hyperelliptic families of curves with trivial Ceresa class (or Gross-Schoen class) |
Aug 1 |
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Jul 29 |
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Jul 21 |
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Constructing quintic number fields with certain splitting behaviour
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Jul 21 |
answered | Constructing quintic number fields with certain splitting behaviour |
Jul 8 |
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May 16 |
answered | Motives over finite field not generated by hyperelliptic curves |
Apr 29 |
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Argument for unboundedness of integral points of elliptic curves over number fields
Oh I see. But if that's what joro was asking, I don't see how his construction gives any hint of how to get unbounded rank over a fixed K. |
Apr 28 |
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Argument for unboundedness of integral points of elliptic curves over number fields
It should do. Just take your r points defined over disjoint quadratic fields, whose compositum is K; the MW rank over THAT field is finite, so you can certainly choose an integer x such that (sqrt(f(x))) generates a further quadratic extension of K, then you have rank r+1 and you just keep going. |
Apr 28 |
answered | How many solutions to $2^a + 3^b = 2^c + 3^d$? |