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Gavin Brown


Gavin Brown

Professor of Mathematics

Office: D2.07
Phone: +44 (0)24 76523595
Email: G dot Brown at warwick dot ac dot uk


Teaching Responsibilities 2020/21: 

Term 1: MA3D5 Galois Theory

Term 2: MA150 Algebra 1

Research Interests: Birational classification in algebraic geometry, including computer-assisted constructions and databases.

Some recent publications:

  1. Local normal forms of noncommutative functions, with M. Wemyss, 45pp. (Available at arXiv:2111.05900)
  2. Kawamata boundedness for Fano threefolds and the Graded Ring Database, with A.M. Kasprzyk, 23pp. (Available at arXiv:2201.07178)

  3. Recent Developments in Algebraic Geometry -- to Miles Reid for his 70th birthday. Edited with Hamid Abban, Alexander Kasprzyk, Shigefumi Mori.
    London Math. Soc. Lecture Note Series 478. CUP 2022, x+356pp. [ISBN: 978-1-009-18085-6]
  4. Tutorial on Tom and Jerry: the two smoothings of the anticanonical cone over P(1,2,3), with Miles Reid and Jan Stevens.
    EMS Surv. Math. Sci 8 (2021) 25-38
  5. Hodge numbers and deformations of Fano 3-folds, with Enrico Fatighenti.

    Documenta Math. 25 (2020) 267-308. (arXiv:1707.00653)

  6. Gorenstein Formats, Canonical and Calabi–Yau Threefolds, with Alexander Kasprzyk and Lei Zhu.
    Exp. Math. 31 (2022) 146-164. (arXiv:1409.4644)

  7. Gopakumar–Vafa invariants do not determine flops, with Michael Wemyss,
    Commun. Math. Phys. 361 (2018) 143–154.

  8. Fano 3-folds in P2 × P2 format, Tom and Jerry, with A.M. Kasprzyk and M.I. Qureshi,
    Eur. J. Math. 4 (Edge volume) (2018) 51–72.

  9. Polarized Calabi–Yau 3-folds in codimension 4, with Konstantinos Georgiadis,
    Mathematische Nachrichten 290:5–6 (2017), 710–725.

  10. Diptych varieties. II, Apolar varieties, with Miles Reid,
    Higher Dimensional Algebraic Geometry, Adv. Stud. in Pure Math. 74 (2017), 41–72.

  11. Four-dimensional projective orbifold hypersurfaces, with A. Kasprzyk,
    Experimental Mathematics 25:2 (2016), 176–193.

  12. Diptych varieties. I, with Miles Reid,
    Proc. London Math. Soc (3) 107 (2013), 1353–1394.