A tropical proof of the Brill-Noether Theorem

F. Cools, J. Draisma, S. Payne, E. Robeva

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We produce Brill–Noether general graphs in every genus, confirming a conjecture of Baker and giving a new proof of the Brill–Noether Theorem, due to Griffiths and Harris, over any algebraically closed field.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)759-776
JournalAdvances in Mathematics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2012


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