AGBC, Seattle, July 18-22, 2005. Lecture Notes.

* Monday, July 18, 2005.

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Daniel Allcock Introduction to Chevalley Groups. Daniel Allcock
Tony Pantev
Jim Bryan What sorts of algebro-geometric objects arise in physics and why should we care? Tony Pantev
Mircea Mustata Spaces of arcs and birational geometry. Mircea Mustata
Tony Pantev

* Tuesday, July 19, 2005.

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Tom Graber Introduction to stacks. Rob Easton
Ron Donagi From strings to standard models via algebraic geometry. Ron Donagi
Angela Gibney What is a moduli space and why do algebraic geometers love them? Angela Gibney

* Wednesday, July 20, 2005.

SpeakerTitleNotes by
Mike Roth Hilbert schemes. Tony Pantev
Elena Mantovan Langlands' conjectures and Shimura varieties. Joe Rabinoff
James McKernan Birational classification of varieties. James McKernan

* Thursday, July 21, 2005.

SpeakerTitleNotes by
Stefan Kebekus Why rational curves?. Stefan Kebekus
Gabi Farkas Syzygies of algebraic varieties and Green's conjecture. Gabi Farkas
Linda Chen Equivariant cohomology. Kirsten Wickelgren

* Friday, July 22, 2005.

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David Ben-Zvi What's the deal with geometric Langlands? Parker Lowrey
Brendan Hassett Density of rational points. Brendan Hassett
Ezra Miller Combinatorial positivity in algebraic varieties. Ezra Miller