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Coherent sheaves on P^n after Beilinson

Student-Run Algebraic Geometry Seminar

Speaker: Adam Gyenge, University of British Columbia
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Location: 2112 MSB
Start time: Wed, Oct 18 2017, 2:00PM

In his demurely-titled 1.5 page paper "Coherent sheaves on P^n and problems of linear algebra", Beilinson gave an explicit description of the derived category of coherent sheaves on the projective space. I will give an exposition of Beilinson's result together with some related recent advances.