On cohomology of function fields

27 April 2017
11:00
Adam Topaz
Abstract


 This talk will discuss the so-called ``generic cohomology’’ of function fields over algebraically closed fields, from the point of view of motives and/or Zariski geometry. In particular, I will describe some interesting connections between cup products, algebraic dependence, and (geometric) valuation theory. As an application, I will mention a new result which reconstructs higher-dimensional function fields from their generic cohomology, endowed with some additional motivic data. 

   Everyone welcome!
 

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