A variety with non-finitely generated automorphism group

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm
If X is a projective variety, then Aut(X)/Aut^0(X) is a countable group, but little is known about what groups can occur. I will construct a projective variety for which this group is not finitely generated, and discuss how the construction can adapted to give an example of a complex projective variety with infinitely many non-isomorphic real forms.
Speaker: 
John Lesieutre
Penn State
Event Location: 
Fine Hall 322