Ribbons and their canonical embeddings

Authors:
Dave Bayer and David Eisenbud

Journal:
Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. **347** (1995), 719-756

MSC:
Primary 14H45; Secondary 13D02, 14C20

MathSciNet review:
1273472

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Abstract: We study double structures on the projective line and on certain other varieties, with a view to having a nice family of degenerations of curves and K3 surfaces of given genus and Clifford index. Our main interest is in the canonical embeddings of these objects, with a view toward Green's Conjecture on the free resolutions of canonical curves. We give the canonical embeddings explicitly, and exhibit an approach to determining a minimal free resolution.

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DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-1995-1273472-3

Keywords:
Ribbon,
double structure,
hyperelliptic curve,
Clifford index,
Green's conjecture,
free resolution,
canonical curve,
K3 surface,
K3 carpet

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