Multisecant subspaces to smooth projective varieties in arbitrary characteristic
Author:
Atsushi Noma
Journal:
Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 137 (2009), 39853990
MSC (2000):
Primary 14N05, 14H45
Published electronically:
July 1, 2009
MathSciNet review:
2538558
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Abstract: Let be a projective variety of dimension , degree , and codimension , not contained in any hyperplane, defined over an algebraically closed field of arbitrary characteristic. We show that if a dimensional linear subspace meets at the smooth locus such that is finite and locally lies on a smooth curve, then the length does not exceed for the sectional genus of .
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Atsushi Noma
Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Education and Human Sciences, Yokohama National University, Yokohama 2408501, Japan
Email:
noma@edhs.ynu.ac.jp
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002993909099778
PII:
S 00029939(09)099778
Keywords:
Secant line,
secant space,
sectional genus
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June 1, 2007
Received by editor(s) in revised form:
March 20, 2009
Published electronically:
July 1, 2009
Additional Notes:
This work was partially supported by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.
Communicated by:
Ted Chinburg
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