Counting elliptic plane curves

with fixed -invariant

Author:
Rahul Pandharipande

Journal:
Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. **125** (1997), 3471-3479

MSC (1991):
Primary 14N10, 14H10; Secondary 14E99

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-97-04136-1

MathSciNet review:
1423328

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Abstract: The number of degree elliptic plane curves with fixed -invariant passing through general points in is computed.

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**Rahul Pandharipande**

Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637

Email:
rahul@math.uchicago.edu

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-97-04136-1

Keywords:
Gromov-Witten invariants,
elliptic curves,
enumerative geometry

Received by editor(s):
June 19, 1996

Additional Notes:
Partially supported by an NSF Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Communicated by:
Ron Donagi

Article copyright:
© Copyright 1997
American Mathematical Society