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Gregory Sankaran

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  • 4 WEST 5.16

20002020

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Research interests

I do research in algebraic geometry and some related areas of pure mathematics. Most of my research is concerned with the geometry of moduli spaces and their compactifications. It is possible to use ideas and techniques from number theory (modular forms especially) and algebraic topology to control the geometric behaviour of moduli spaces, and I have been studying this in relation to moduli of abelian varieties, K3 surfaces and hyperkahler manifolds. The geometry associated with those varieties themselves is therefore also of interest to me.

The compactifications I work with are mostly toroidal compactifications and much of my research is directed towards finding new ways to exploit the flexibility of this construction. This leads to questions on such matters as birational geometry, Hodge theory and symmetric spaces, as well as toric geometry.

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Research Output

Lazard's CAD exploiting equality constraints

Nair, A., Davenport, J., Sankaran, G. & McCallum, S., 30 Sep 2019, In : ACM Communications in Computer Algebra. 53, 3, p. 138-141 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

On Benefits of Equality Constraints in Lex-Least Invariant CAD (Extended Abstract

Nair, A. S., Davenport, J. & Sankaran, G., Sep 2019, Proceedings SC2 2019. 8 p.

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Regular cylindrical algebraic decomposition

Davenport, J., Locatelli, A. & Sankaran, G., 29 Jul 2019, In : Journal of the London Mathematical Society.

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Teaching of computing to mathematics students: Programming and discrete mathematics

Betteridge, J., Davenport, J. H., Freitag, M., Heijtljes, W., Kynaston, S., Sankaran, G. & Traustason, G., 9 Jan 2019, Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Computing Education Practice, CEP 2019. Association for Computing Machinery, 12

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fast matrix operations in computer algebra

Tonks, Z., Sankaran, G. & Davenport, J. H., 9 Nov 2018, Proceedings - 2017 19th International Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing, SYNASC 2017. Ida, T., Jebelean, T., Petcu, D., Watt, S. M., Negru, V. & Zaharie, D. (eds.). IEEE, p. 67-70 4 p. 8531267

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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Data for 'Fast Matrix Operations in Computer Algebra'

Tonks, Z. (Creator), University of Bath, 13 Dec 2017

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Thesis

Computations and bounds for surfaces in weighted projective four-spaces

Author: Rammea, L., 1 Oct 2009

Supervisor: Sankaran, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Irreducible holomorphic symplectic manifolds and monodromy operators

Author: Onorati, C., 22 Nov 2018

Supervisor: Sankaran, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Moduli of deformation generalised Kummer manifolds

Author: Dawes, M., 2 Mar 2016

Supervisor: Sankaran, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Non-simple abelian varieties and (1; 3) Theta divisors

Author: Borowka, P., 21 Nov 2012

Supervisor: Sankaran, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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On the degenerations of (1,7)-polarised abelian surfaces

Author: Marini, A., 1 Jan 2002

Supervisor: Sankaran, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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