Categorical resolutions of singularities

Categorical resolutions of singularities

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Alexander Kuznetsov, Steklov Mathematical Institute

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Resolution of singularities is a classical construction in algebraic geometry that allows to reduce various questions from singular varieties to smooth. I will explain the definition of a categorical resolution of singularities and describe several related constructions that show the advantages of this notion over the geometric one.