Datagraphs in Algebraic Geometry and K3 Surfaces

  • Gavin Brown
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2630)


Datagraphs are combinatorial graphs having database items at their vertices and geometric relationships along their edges. I describe their applicability to lists of examples in algebraic geometry generated by computer algebra, and illustrate this with a list of K3 surfaces as the database items. The main point is that when analysing a single surface during construction of the database, the datagraph makes available its close relations, and that very often these provide extra information required to complete the analysis.


Algebraic Geometry Planar Graph Hilbert Series Combinatorial Graph Homogeneous Coordinate Ring 
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  • Gavin Brown
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  1. 1.Mathematics InstituteUniversity of WarwickCoventryUK

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