Local positivity, multiplier ideals, and syzygies of abelian varieties

Robert Lazarsfeld*, Giuseppe Pareschi, Mihnea Popa

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We use the language of multiplier ideals in order to relate the syzygies of an abelian variety in a suitable embedding with the local positivity of the line bundle inducing that embedding. This extends to higher syzygies a result of Hwang and To on projective normality.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)185-196
Number of pages12
JournalAlgebra and Number Theory
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2011


  • Abelian varieties
  • Local positivity
  • Multiplier ideals
  • Syzygies

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Algebra and Number Theory


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