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Idea

An projective algebraic variety (over an algebraically closed field $k$) is the 0-locus of a homogeneous ideal of polynomials in $(n+1)$ variables over $k$ in the projective n-space $\mathbb{P}^n$.

Examples

The archetypical example is projective space itself. In direct generalization of this but less evident: every Grassmannian is naturally a projective variety, even a smooth variety.

This generalizes to quiver representations. Every Grassmannian of a Quiver representation is a projective variety. In fact, every projective variety arises this way (Reineke, ‘12).

References

Revised on September 12, 2012 17:44:42 by Urs Schreiber (131.174.188.61)