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Orientation data for coherent sheaves on local P2

Algebraic Geometry

Speaker: Yun Shi, University of Illinois
Related Webpage: https://math.illinois.edu/directory/profile/yunshi2
Location: 2112 MSB
Start time: Wed, Feb 6 2019, 1:10PM

Orientation data is an ingredient in the definition of Motivic Donaldson-Thomas(DT) invariant. Roughly speaking, it is a square root of the virtual canonical bundle on a moduli space. In this talk, I will briefly introduce Motivic DT invariant, and the role of orientation data in its definition. I will then give a construction of orientation data for the stack of coherent sheaves on local \(P^2\) based on the canonical orientation data from quiver representations. I will also show that this orientation is the same as the one from geometry due to Maulik and Toda.