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, Volume 53, Issue 3, pp 401–406 | Cite as

On the reducibility of the postulation Hilbert scheme

  • Alfio Ragusa
  • Giuseppe Zappalá


We give a condition in terms of the possible graded Betti numbers compatible with a given Hilbert functionH of 0-dimensional subschemes of ℙ n which implies the reducibility of the postulation Hilbert scheme and of its subscheme which parametrizes reduced subschemes with Hilbert functionH.

1991 Mathematics subject classification

13 D 40 13 H 10 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alfio Ragusa
    • 1
  • Giuseppe Zappalá
    • 2
  1. 1.Dip. di Matematica e InformaticaUniversità di CataniaCataniaItaly
  2. 2.Dip. di Matematica e InformaticaUniversità di CataniaCataniaItaly

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