Enumeration of surfaces containing an elliptic quartic curve

Authors:
F. Cukierman, A. F. Lopez and I. Vainsencher

Journal:
Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. **142** (2014), 3305-3313

MSC (2010):
Primary 14N05, 14N15; Secondary 14C05

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-2014-11998-8

Published electronically:
July 8, 2014

MathSciNet review:
3238408

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Abstract: A very general surface of degree at least four in contains no curves other than intersections with surfaces. We find a formula for the degree of the locus of surfaces in of degree at least five which contain some elliptic quartic curves. We also compute the degree of the locus of quartic surfaces containing an elliptic quartic curve, a case not covered by that formula.

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**F. Cukierman**

Affiliation:
Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, Pabellón 1, (1428) Buenos Aires, Argentina

Email:
fcukier@dm.uba.ar

**A. F. Lopez**

Affiliation:
Dipartimento di Matematica e Fisica, Università di Roma Tre, Largo San Leonardo Murialdo 1, 00146 Roma, Italy

Email:
lopez@mat.uniroma3.it

**I. Vainsencher**

Affiliation:
ICEX-Departamento de Matemática-UFMG, Av. Antônio Carlos, 6627 – Caixa Postal 702, CEP 31270-901 Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil

Email:
israel@mat.ufmg.br

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-2014-11998-8

Keywords:
Intersection theory,
Noether-Lefschetz locus,
enumerative geometry

Received by editor(s):
November 15, 2011

Received by editor(s) in revised form:
August 20, 2012, and September 19, 2012

Published electronically:
July 8, 2014

Additional Notes:
The first author was partially supported by CONICET-Argentina.

The second author was partially supported by PRIN Geometria delle varietà algebriche e dei loro spazi di moduli.

The third author was partially supported by CNPQ-Brasil.

Dedicated:
Dedicated to Steve Kleiman on the occasion of his 70th birthday

Communicated by:
Lev Borisov

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