# Questions tagged [birational-geometry]

Birational geometry is a field of algebraic geometry the goal of which is to determine when two algebraic varieties are isomorphic outside lower-dimensional subsets. This amounts to studying mappings that are given by rational functions rather than polynomials; the map may fail to be defined where the rational functions have poles.

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### Isomorphisms of complete intersections

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### Weak Fano varieties and small transformations

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### Push-forward of divisors and intersections

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### Cohomology of normal bundle and tangent bundle on Gushel-Mukai threefold

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### Divisorial contractions and singularities

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### Is there a rational projective hypersurface of degree three?

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### Dominant rational maps and compositions

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### The structure of the Hilbert scheme of conics contained in hypersurfaces in $\mathbb P^3$

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### Kahler cone of blow up of $\mathbb{C}P^1 \times \mathbb{C}P^n$

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### Normal bundle and small contraction in threefolds

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### Is there a direct way to show Fano surface of lines and conics on the pairs of Fano threefolds isomorphic?

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### Log resolution of a variety of log general type

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### Blow up along codimension 1 subscheme

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### (stable)-base locus on fibres

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### When is the dualizing sheaf globally generated?

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### Non-uniruled connected smooth fibers implies flat

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### Variety of negative Kodaira dimension contains a projective line

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### Steps of the MMP “in family”

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### birational geometry of moduli spaces: why work on the coarse space?

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### Multiplication maps for big line bundles

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### Decomposition of a morphism with positive dimensional fibers

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### Unirationality of $\mathrm{Sym}^2(C)$ of genus $3$ curve

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### How to find a rational $\mathbb{F}_{\!q}$-curve on a quite classical Calabi–Yau threefold?

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### Extending rational maps of nodal curves

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### Which field extensions do not affect Chow groups?

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### Whether a particular fiber product of varieties is integral

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### Example of a projective variety over a field of characteristic zero which is uniruled but not ruled

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### An explicit negative solution to the Lüroth problem for non-algebraically closed fields

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### An analogue of Noether's Problem for non-rational varieties

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### Log Calabi-Yau variety diffeomorphic to an algebraic torus

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### Wonderful compactification of $\mathrm{SL}(2)/\mathrm{SO}(2)$

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### Degree of secant varieties of Veronese varieties

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### Clemens-Griffiths component birational invariant

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### Realising flips as quotients of flops by an involution

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### Determining if a morphism is a blowup along a given subvariety

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### Certain endomorphisms of $\mathbb{C}(x,y)$

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### Lefschetz type theorems for linear sections

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### A property of varieties between unirational and retract rational

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### Picard numbers of isogenous K3 surfaces over a non-closed field

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### Does nefness carry over through flips?

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### What is the exceptional divisor of a divisorial contraction?

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### Mori extremal contraction with small Betti number

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### Cremona transformation $\sigma: \mathbb{P}^2 \dashrightarrow \mathbb{P}^2 $ and pushforward of divisor

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### Picard group modulo codimension 2

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### Is $\mathbb{Q}$-factoriality preserved under contraction?

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### Isomorphisms of weighted complete intersections

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### Jacobian fibration of an abelian fibration

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### Terminal $\mathbb{Q}$-factorial divisorial contractions

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### Concerning $\mathbb{C}(s_1,s_2,s_3,y)=\mathbb{C}(x,y)$, where $s_1,s_2,s_3$ are symmetric

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