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Pfaffian presentations of elliptic normal curves

Author: Tom Fisher
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 362 (2010), 2525-2540
MSC (2010): Primary 14H52; Secondary 14M12
Published electronically: December 11, 2009
MathSciNet review: 2584609
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Abstract: We investigate certain alternating matrices of linear forms whose Pfaffians generate the homogeneous ideal of an elliptic normal curve, or one of its higher secant varieties.

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Tom Fisher
Affiliation: Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge CB3 0WB, United Kingdom

Received by editor(s): June 1, 2006
Received by editor(s) in revised form: March 17, 2008
Published electronically: December 11, 2009
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