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A characterization of the Veronese surface

Author: Edoardo Ballico
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 105 (1989), 531-534
MSC: Primary 14J25; Secondary 14M05
MathSciNet review: 953737
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Abstract: Here we prove a slight modification of a conjecture of Beltrametti-Sommese proving that the Veronese surface and a general intersection of 3 quadrics are the only smooth surfaces of ${\mathbf {CP}^5}$ which are $2$-spanned.

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