Title: Mordell-Weil problem for cubic surfaces: a combinatorial approach
Speaker: Yuri Manin
Speaker Info: Northwestern University
Let V be a smooth cubic surface over a number field K. The following question remains unsolved: can one generate all points In V(K) starting with finite number of them and applying the classical method of secants and tangents?Date: Wednesday, October 20, 2010
I will report on some recent work on this, including combinatorial approaches and computer experiments.