Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry: The implicitization problem for rational normal scrolls

Seminar | March 14 | 5-6 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall

 Alessio Sammartano, Purdue University

 Department of Mathematics

We study the defining ideals of the Rees algebra and of the special fiber ring for ideals of a rational normal scroll in $P^n$. In particular, we show that these rings are Koszul algebras.