18.727 Topics in Algebraic Geometry: Intersection Theory on Moduli Spaces

Spring 2006

Graphic of intersection theory on moduli spaces.
Intersection theory on moduli spaces. (Image by Dr. Izzet Coskun.)

Course Highlights

This course features an extensive readings list along with some lecture notes and study materials.

Course Description

The topics for this course vary each semester. This semester, the course aims to introduce techniques for studying intersection theory on moduli spaces. In particular, it covers the geometry of homogeneous varieties, the Deligne-Mumford moduli spaces of stable curves and the Kontsevich moduli spaces of stable maps using intersection theory.

Technical Requirements

Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .ps.

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Dr. Izzet Coskun

Course Meeting Times

Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session