Abstract: In this talk, we introduce fans and the (abstract) toric variety determined by a fan via gluing affine toric varieties defined by the cones in the fan. We include some examples and conclude with the correspondence between orbits of the torus action and the cones in the fan.
Date: Friday, October 11, 2013
Place: Mathematics Seminar Room, SA-141
Tea and cookies will be served before the seminar.