26. CJM 2015 (vol 68 pp. 334)
 Demchenko, Oleg; Gurevich, Alexander

Kernels in the Category of Formal Group Laws
Fontaine described the category of formal groups over the ring
of Witt vectors over a finite field
of characteristic $p$ with the aid of triples consisting of the
module of logarithms,
the DieudonnÃ© module and the morphism from the former to the
latter. We propose
an explicit construction for the kernels in this category in
term of Fontaine's triples.
The construction is applied to the formal norm homomorphism in
the case of an unramified extension
of $\mathbb{Q}_p$ and of a totally ramified extension of degree less
or equal than $p$. A similar
consideration applied to a global extension allows us to establish
the existence of a strict
isomorphism between the formal norm torus and a formal group
law coming from $L$series.
Keywords:formal groups, $p$divisible groups, Dieudonne modules, norm tori Category:14L05 

27. CJM 2015 (vol 67 pp. 961)
 Abuaf, Roland; Boralevi, Ada

Orthogonal Bundles and SkewHamiltonian Matrices
Using properties of skewHamiltonian matrices and classic
connectedness results, we prove that the moduli space
$M_{ort}^0(r,n)$ of stable rank $r$ orthogonal vector bundles
on $\mathbb{P}^2$, with Chern classes $(c_1,c_2)=(0,n)$, and trivial
splitting on the general line, is smooth irreducible of
dimension $(r2)n\binom{r}{2}$ for $r=n$ and $n \ge 4$, and
$r=n1$ and $n\ge 8$. We speculate that the result holds in
greater generality.
Keywords:orthogonal vector bundles, moduli spaces, skewHamiltonian matrices Categories:14J60, 15B99 

28. CJM 2015 (vol 67 pp. 1201)
 Aluffi, Paolo; Faber, Eleonore

Chern Classes of Splayed Intersections
We generalize the Chern class relation for the transversal intersection
of two nonsingular
varieties to a relation for possibly singular varieties, under
a splayedness assumption.
We show that the relation for the ChernSchwartzMacPherson classes
holds for two splayed hypersurfaces in a nonsingular variety,
and under a `strong splayedness' assumption for more
general subschemes. Moreover, the relation is shown to hold for
the ChernFulton classes
of any two splayed subschemes.
The main tool is a formula for Segre classes of splayed
subschemes. We also discuss the Chern class relation under the
assumption that one of the
varieties is a general very ample divisor.
Keywords:splayed intersection, ChernSchwartzMacPherson class, ChernFulton class, splayed blowup, Segre class Categories:14C17, 14J17 

29. CJM 2015 (vol 67 pp. 1109)
 Nohara, Yuichi; Ueda, Kazushi

Goldman Systems and Bending Systems
We show that the moduli space
of parabolic bundles on the projective line
and the polygon space are isomorphic,
both as complex manifolds
and symplectic manifolds equipped with structures of completely integrable systems,
if the stability parameters are
small.
Keywords:toric degeneration Categories:53D30, 14H60 

30. CJM 2015 (vol 68 pp. 24)
 Bonfanti, Matteo Alfonso; van Geemen, Bert

Abelian Surfaces with an Automorphism and Quaternionic Multiplication
We construct one dimensional families of Abelian surfaces with
quaternionic multiplication
which also have an automorphism of order three or four. Using Barth's
description of the moduli space of $(2,4)$polarized Abelian surfaces,
we find the Shimura curve parametrizing these Abelian surfaces in a
specific case.
We explicitly relate these surfaces to the Jacobians of genus two
curves studied by Hashimoto and Murabayashi.
We also describe a (Humbert) surface in Barth's moduli space which
parametrizes Abelian surfaces with real multiplication by
$\mathbf{Z}[\sqrt{2}]$.
Keywords:abelian surfaces, moduli, shimura curves Categories:14K10, 11G10, 14K20 

31. CJM 2015 (vol 67 pp. 696)
 Zhang, Tong

Geography of Irregular Gorenstein 3folds
In this paper, we study the explicit geography problem of irregular Gorenstein minimal 3folds of general type. We generalize the classical NoetherCastelnuovo type inequalities for irregular surfaces to irregular 3folds according to the Albanese dimension.
Keywords:3fold, geography, irregular variety Category:14J30 

32. CJM 2014 (vol 67 pp. 923)
 Pan, Ivan Edgardo; Simis, Aron

Cremona Maps of de JonquiÃ¨res Type
This paper is concerned with suitable generalizations of a plane de
JonquiÃ¨res map to higher dimensional space
$\mathbb{P}^n$ with $n\geq 3$.
For each given point of $\mathbb{P}^n$ there is a subgroup of the entire
Cremona group of dimension $n$
consisting of such maps.
One studies both geometric and grouptheoretical properties of this notion.
In the case where $n=3$ one describes an explicit set of generators of
the group and gives a homological characterization
of a basic subgroup thereof.
Keywords:Cremona map, de JonquiÃ¨res map, Cremona group, minimal free resolution Categories:14E05, 13D02, 13H10, 14E07, 14M05, 14M25 

33. CJM 2014 (vol 67 pp. 527)
 Brugallé, Erwan; Shaw, Kristin

Obstructions to Approximating Tropical Curves in Surfaces Via Intersection Theory
We provide some new local obstructions to
approximating
tropical curves in
smooth tropical surfaces. These obstructions are based on
a
relation between tropical and complex intersection theories which is
also established here. We give
two applications of the methods developed in this paper.
First we classify all locally irreducible approximable 3valent fan tropical
curves in a
fan tropical plane.
Secondly, we prove that a generic nonsingular
tropical surface
in tropical projective 3space contains finitely
many approximable tropical lines
if
it is of degree 3, and contains no approximable tropical lines if
it is of degree 4 or more.
Keywords:tropical geometry, amoebas, approximation of tropical varieties, intersection theory Categories:14T05, 14M25 

34. CJM 2014 (vol 67 pp. 639)
 Gonzalez, Jose Luis; Karu, Kalle

Projectivity in Algebraic Cobordism
The algebraic cobordism group of a scheme is generated by cycles that
are proper morphisms from smooth quasiprojective varieties. We prove
that over a field of characteristic zero the quasiprojectivity
assumption can be omitted to get the same theory.
Keywords:algebraic cobordism, quasiprojectivity, cobordism cycles Categories:14C17, 14F43, 55N22 

35. CJM 2014 (vol 67 pp. 893)
36. CJM 2014 (vol 67 pp. 1219)
 Balwe, Chetan

$p$adic and Motivic Measure on Artin $n$stacks
We define a notion of $p$adic measure on Artin $n$stacks which are
of strongly finite type over the ring of $p$adic integers. $p$adic
measure on schemes can be evaluated by counting points on the
reduction of the scheme modulo $p^n$. We show that an analogous
construction works in the case of Artin stacks as well if we count the
points using the counting measure defined by ToÃ«n. As a consequence,
we obtain the result that the PoincarÃ© and Serre series of such
stacks are rational functions, thus extending Denef's result for
varieties. Finally, using motivic integration we show that as $p$
varies, the rationality of the Serre series of an Artin stack defined
over the integers is uniform with respect to $p$.
Keywords:padic integration, motivic integration, Artin stacks Categories:14E18, 14A20 

37. CJM 2014 (vol 67 pp. 848)
 Köck, Bernhard; Tait, Joseph

Faithfulness of Actions on RiemannRoch Spaces
Given a faithful action of a finite group $G$ on an algebraic
curve~$X$ of genus $g_X\geq 2$, we give explicit criteria for
the induced action of~$G$ on the RiemannRoch space~$H^0(X,\mathcal{O}_X(D))$
to be faithful, where $D$ is a $G$invariant divisor on $X$ of
degree at least~$2g_X2$. This leads to a concise answer to the
question when the action of~$G$ on the space~$H^0(X, \Omega_X^{\otimes
m})$ of global holomorphic polydifferentials of order $m$ is
faithful. If $X$ is hyperelliptic, we furthermore provide an
explicit basis of~$H^0(X, \Omega_X^{\otimes m})$. Finally, we
give applications in deformation theory and in coding theory
and we discuss the analogous problem for the action of~$G$ on
the first homology $H_1(X, \mathbb{Z}/m\mathbb{Z})$ if $X$ is a Riemann surface.
Keywords:faithful action, RiemannRoch space, polydifferential, hyperelliptic curve, equivariant deformation theory, Goppa code, homology Categories:14H30, 30F30, 14L30, 14D15, 11R32 

38. CJM 2014 (vol 67 pp. 55)
 Barron, Tatyana; Kerner, Dmitry; Tvalavadze, Marina

On Varieties of Lie Algebras of Maximal Class
We study complex projective varieties that parametrize
(finitedimensional) filiform Lie algebras over ${\mathbb C}$,
using equations derived by Millionshchikov. In the
infinitedimensional case we concentrate our attention on
${\mathbb N}$graded Lie algebras of maximal class. As shown by A.
Fialowski
there are only
three isomorphism types of $\mathbb{N}$graded Lie algebras
$L=\oplus^{\infty}_{i=1} L_i$ of maximal class generated by $L_1$
and $L_2$, $L=\langle L_1, L_2 \rangle$. Vergne described the
structure of these algebras with the property $L=\langle L_1
\rangle$. In this paper we study those generated by the first and
$q$th components where $q\gt 2$, $L=\langle L_1, L_q \rangle$. Under
some technical condition, there can only be one isomorphism type
of such algebras. For $q=3$ we fully classify them. This gives a
partial answer to a question posed by Millionshchikov.
Keywords:filiform Lie algebras, graded Lie algebras, projective varieties, topology, classification Categories:17B70, 14F45 

39. CJM 2014 (vol 66 pp. 961)
 Baird, Thomas

Moduli Spaces of Vector Bundles over a Real Curve: $\mathbb Z/2$Betti Numbers
Moduli spaces of real bundles over a real curve arise naturally
as Lagrangian submanifolds of the moduli space of semistable
bundles over a complex curve. In this paper, we adapt the methods
of AtiyahBott's ``YangMills over a Riemann Surface'' to compute
$\mathbb Z/2$Betti numbers of these spaces.
Keywords:cohomology of moduli spaces, holomorphic vector bundles Categories:32L05, 14P25 

40. CJM 2014 (vol 67 pp. 198)
 Murty, V. Kumar; Patankar, Vijay M.

Tate Cycles on Abelian Varieties with Complex Multiplication
We consider Tate cycles on an Abelian variety $A$ defined over
a sufficiently large number field $K$ and having complex
multiplication. We show that
there is an effective bound $C = C(A,K)$ so that
to check whether a given cohomology class is a Tate class on
$A$, it suffices to check the action of
Frobenius elements at primes $v$ of norm $ \leq C$.
We also show that for a set of primes $v$ of $K$ of density
$1$, the space of Tate cycles on the special fibre $A_v$ of the
NÃ©ron model of $A$ is isomorphic to the space of Tate cycles
on $A$ itself.
Keywords:Abelian varieties, complex multiplication, Tate cycles Categories:11G10, 14K22 

41. CJM 2014 (vol 67 pp. 667)
 Nishinou, Takeo

Toric Degenerations, Tropical Curve, and GromovWitten Invariants of Fano Manifolds
In this paper, we give a tropical method for computing GromovWitten
type invariants
of Fano manifolds of special type.
This method applies to those Fano manifolds which admit toric
degenerations
to toric Fano varieties with singularities allowing small resolutions.
Examples include (generalized) flag manifolds of type A, and
some moduli space
of rank two bundles on a genus two curve.
Keywords:Fano varieties, GromovWitten invariants, tropical curves Category:14J45 

42. CJM 2014 (vol 67 pp. 286)
 Bell, Jason P.; Lagarias, Jeffrey C.

A SkolemMahlerLech Theorem for Iterated Automorphisms of $K$algebras
This paper proves a commutative algebraic extension
of a generalized SkolemMahlerLech theorem due to the first
author.
Let $A$ be a finitely generated commutative $K$algebra
over a field of characteristic $0$, and let $\sigma$ be
a $K$algebra automorphism of $A$.
Given ideals $I$ and $J$ of $A$, we show that
the set $S$ of integers $m$ such that
$\sigma^m(I) \supseteq J$ is a finite union of
complete doubly infinite arithmetic progressions in $m$, up to
the addition of a finite set.
Alternatively, this result states that for an affine scheme
$X$ of finite type over $K$,
an automorphism $\sigma \in \operatorname{Aut}_K(X)$, and $Y$ and $Z$
any two closed subschemes of $X$, the set
of integers $m$ with $\sigma^m(Z ) \subseteq Y$ is as above.
The paper presents examples
showing that this result may fail to hold if the affine scheme
$X$ is
not of finite type, or if $X$ is of finite type but the field
$K$ has positive characteristic.
Keywords:automorphisms, endomorphisms, affine space, commutative algebras, SkolemMahlerLech theorem Categories:11D45, 14R10, 11Y55, 11D88 

43. CJM 2013 (vol 66 pp. 1250)
 Feigin, Evgeny; Finkelberg, Michael; Littelmann, Peter

Symplectic Degenerate Flag Varieties
A simple finite dimensional module $V_\lambda$ of a simple complex
algebraic group $G$ is naturally endowed with a filtration induced by the PBWfiltration
of $U(\mathrm{Lie}\, G)$. The associated graded space $V_\lambda^a$ is a module
for the group $G^a$, which can be roughly described as a semidirect product of a
Borel subgroup of $G$ and a large commutative unipotent group $\mathbb{G}_a^M$. In analogy
to the flag variety $\mathcal{F}_\lambda=G.[v_\lambda]\subset \mathbb{P}(V_\lambda)$,
we call the closure
$\overline{G^a.[v_\lambda]}\subset \mathbb{P}(V_\lambda^a)$
of the $G^a$orbit through the highest weight line the degenerate flag variety $\mathcal{F}^a_\lambda$.
In general this is a
singular variety, but we conjecture that it has many nice properties similar to
that of Schubert varieties. In this paper we consider the case of $G$ being the symplectic group.
The symplectic case is important for the conjecture
because it is the first known case where even for fundamental weights $\omega$ the varieties
$\mathcal{F}^a_\omega$ differ from $\mathcal{F}_\omega$. We give an explicit
construction of the varieties $Sp\mathcal{F}^a_\lambda$ and construct desingularizations,
similar to the BottSamelson resolutions in the classical case. We prove that $Sp\mathcal{F}^a_\lambda$
are normal locally complete intersections with terminal and rational singularities.
We also show that these varieties are Frobenius split. Using the above mentioned results, we
prove an analogue of the BorelWeil theorem and obtain a $q$character formula
for the characters of irreducible $Sp_{2n}$modules via the AtiyahBottLefschetz fixed
points formula.
Keywords:Lie algebras, flag varieties, symplectic groups, representations Categories:14M15, 22E46 

44. CJM 2013 (vol 66 pp. 1305)
 Koskivirta, JeanStefan

Congruence Relations for Shimura Varieties Associated with $GU(n1,1)$
We prove the congruence relation for the mod$p$ reduction of Shimura
varieties associated to a unitary similitude group $GU(n1,1)$ over
$\mathbb{Q}$, when $p$ is inert and $n$ odd. The case when $n$
is even was obtained by T. Wedhorn and O. B?ltel, as a special case
of a result of B. Moonen, when the $\mu$ordinary locus of the $p$isogeny
space is dense. This condition fails in our case. We show that every
supersingular irreducible component of the special fiber of $p\textrm{}\mathscr{I}sog$
is annihilated by a degree one polynomial in the Frobenius element
$F$, which implies the congruence relation.
Keywords:Shimura varieties, congruence relation Categories:11G18, 14G35, 14K10 

45. CJM 2013 (vol 66 pp. 505)
 Arapura, Donu

Hodge Theory of Cyclic Covers Branched over a Union of Hyperplanes
Suppose that $Y$ is a cyclic cover of projective space branched over
a hyperplane arrangement $D$, and that $U$ is the complement of the
ramification locus in $Y$. The first theorem implies that the
BeilinsonHodge conjecture holds for $U$ if certain multiplicities of
$D$ are coprime to the degree of the cover. For instance this applies
when $D$ is reduced with normal crossings. The second theorem shows
that when $D$ has normal crossings and the degree of the cover is a
prime number, the generalized Hodge conjecture holds for any toroidal
resolution of $Y$. The last section contains some partial extensions
to more general nonabelian covers.
Keywords:Hodge cycles, hyperplane arrangements Category:14C30 

46. CJM 2013 (vol 66 pp. 1225)
47. CJM 2013 (vol 66 pp. 924)
 Stankewicz, James

Twists of Shimura Curves
Consider a Shimura curve $X^D_0(N)$ over the rational
numbers. We determine criteria for the twist by an AtkinLehner
involution to have points over a local field. As a corollary we give a
new proof of the theorem of JordanLivnÃ© on $\mathbf{Q}_p$ points
when $p\mid D$ and for the first time give criteria for $\mathbf{Q}_p$
points when $p\mid N$. We also give congruence conditions for roots
modulo $p$ of Hilbert class polynomials.
Keywords:Shimura curves, complex multiplication, modular curves, elliptic curves Categories:11G18, 14G35, 11G15, 11G10 

48. CJM 2013 (vol 65 pp. 1125)
 Vandenbergen, Nicolas

On the Global Structure of Special Cycles on Unitary Shimura Varieties
In this paper, we study the reduced loci of special cycles on local
models of the Shimura variety for $\operatorname{GU}(1,n1)$. Those special cycles are defined by Kudla and Rapoport. We explicitly compute the irreducible components of the reduced locus of a single special cycle, as well as of an arbitrary intersection of special cycles, and their intersection behaviour in terms of BruhatTits
theory. Furthermore, as an application of our results, we prove the connectedness of arbitrary intersections of special cycles, as conjectured by Kudla and Rapoport.
Keywords:Shimura varieties, local models, special cycles Category:14G35 

49. CJM 2013 (vol 66 pp. 1167)
 Rotger, Victor; de VeraPiquero, Carlos

Galois Representations Over Fields of Moduli and Rational Points on Shimura Curves
The purpose of this note is introducing a method for proving the
existence of no rational points on a coarse moduli space $X$ of abelian varieties
over a given number field $K$, in cases where the moduli problem is not fine and
points in $X(K)$ may not be represented by an abelian variety (with additional structure)
admitting a model over the field $K$. This is typically the case when the abelian
varieties that are being classified have even dimension. The main idea, inspired on
the work of Ellenberg and Skinner on the modularity of $\mathbb{Q}$curves, is that to a
point $P=[A]\in X(K)$ represented by an abelian variety $A/\bar K$ one may still
attach a Galois representation of $\operatorname{Gal}(\bar K/K)$ with values in the quotient
group $\operatorname{GL}(T_\ell(A))/\operatorname{Aut}(A)$, provided
$\operatorname{Aut}(A)$ lies in the centre of $\operatorname{GL}(T_\ell(A))$.
We exemplify our method in the cases where $X$ is a Shimura curve over an imaginary
quadratic field or an AtkinLehner quotient over $\mathbb{Q}$.
Keywords:Shimura curves, rational points, Galois representations, Hasse principle, BrauerManin obstruction Categories:11G18, 14G35, 14G05 

50. CJM 2012 (vol 66 pp. 3)
 Abdesselam, Abdelmalek; Chipalkatti, Jaydeep

On Hilbert Covariants
Let $F$ denote a binary form of order $d$ over the
complex numbers. If $r$ is a divisor of $d$, then the Hilbert covariant
$\mathcal{H}_{r,d}(F)$ vanishes exactly when $F$ is the perfect power of an
order $r$ form. In geometric terms, the coefficients of $\mathcal{H}$ give
defining equations for the image variety $X$ of an embedding $\mathbf{P}^r
\hookrightarrow \mathbf{P}^d$. In this paper we describe a new construction of
the Hilbert covariant; and simultaneously situate it into a wider class of
covariants called the GÃ¶ttingen covariants, all of which vanish on
$X$. We prove that the ideal generated by the coefficients of $\mathcal{H}$
defines $X$ as a scheme. Finally, we exhibit a generalisation of the
GÃ¶ttingen covariants to $n$ary forms using the classical Clebsch transfer principle.
Keywords:binary forms, covariants, $SL_2$representations Categories:14L30, 13A50 
