Towards a tropical proof of the Gieseker-Petri Theorem

Vyassa Baratham, David Jensen, Cristina Mata, Dat Nguyen, Shalin Parekh

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We use tropical techniques to prove a case of the Gieseker-Petri Theorem. Specifically, we show that the general curve of arbitrary genus does not admit a Gieseker-Petri special pencil.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17-27
Number of pages11
JournalCollectanea Mathematica
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Mathematics
  • Applied Mathematics


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