MATH884501, Toric Geometry
Instructor: Qile Chen
Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm.
Location: On Monday and Wednesday, we meet in Maloney 560; On Friday, we meet in Maloney 536.
Office hours: Monday 11:00 am -- 12:00 pm, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm.
Email: first.last at bc dot edu
Textbook: Toric Varieties by David Cox, John Little and Hal Schenck.
Our goal is to cover the following topics:
1. Cones, Fans, Normal toric varieties (Chapter 1 & 3)
It time allows, we may choose additional topics such as the topology of toric varieties, Hirzebruch-Riemann-Roch, or secondary Fan.