Sheaf Cohomology (MAGIC053)
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Sheaves and their cohomology play a fundamental role in modern Algebraic, Arithmetic and Differential Geometry. The goal of this course is to give a thorough introduction to the basics of sheaf cohomology and to give a panorama of sheaf theoretic applications. Elementary sheaf theory hardly needs any prerequisites other than general mathematical language, the cohomology of sheaves will be introduced only after the main result of homological algebra has been recalled, and background in the respective area would be useful for the final applications.
Spring 2018 (Monday, January 22 to Friday, March 16; Monday, April 23 to Friday, May 4)
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The assessment for this course will be via a single take-home paper with 2 weeks to complete and submit online. You will need 50% to pass.
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