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Journal of Algebraic Geometry

Journal of Algebraic Geometry

Online ISSN 1534-7486; Print ISSN 1056-3911



The Hodge conjecture for general Prym varieties

Authors: Indranil Biswas and Kapil H. Paranjape
Journal: J. Algebraic Geom. 11 (2002), 33-39
Published electronically: November 16, 2001
MathSciNet review: 1865912
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Abstract: We calculate the Mumford-Tate group of the general Prym variety. As a consequence, the algebra of Hodge cycles is generated by the Néron-Severi.

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Indranil Biswas
Affiliation: School of Mathematics, TIFR, Homi Bhabha Road, Mumbai 400 005, India
MR Author ID: 340073

Kapil H. Paranjape
Affiliation: Institute of Mathematical Sciences, CIT Campus, Tharamani, Chennai 600 113, India

Received by editor(s): March 29, 1999
Published electronically: November 16, 2001