Journal of Algebraic Geometry

Journal of Algebraic Geometry

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Degenerations of surface scrolls and the Gromov-Witten invariants of Grassmannians

Author: Izzet Coskun
Journal: J. Algebraic Geom. 15 (2006), 223-284
Published electronically: January 11, 2006
MathSciNet review: 2199064
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Abstract: We describe an algorithm for computing certain characteristic numbers of rational normal surface scrolls using degenerations. As a corollary we obtain an efficient method for computing the corresponding Gromov-Witten invariants of the Grassmannians of lines.

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Additional Information

Izzet Coskun
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
Address at time of publication: Department of Mathematics, M.I.T., Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139

Received by editor(s): February 23, 2004
Received by editor(s) in revised form: September 19, 2004, February 26, 2005, and August 22, 2005
Published electronically: January 11, 2006

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