Title | **Approaching some problems in finite geometry through algebraic geometry.** |

Author(s) | G.Eric Moorhouse |

Type | Book, Chapter in Book, Conference Proceeding |

Abstract | In the study of finite geometries one often requires knowledge of the ranks of related (0,1)-incidence matrices. We describe some of the combinatorial questions in finite geometry for which formulas for these ranks are useful; and we describe methods from algebraic geometry that are useful in obtaining such rank formulas. |

Keywords | p-Rank, Polar space, Ovoid Spread, Hilbert function |

ISBN | 978-3-642-01959-3/hbk; 978-3-6 |

URL |
http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-642-01960-9_11 |

Language | English |

Pages | 285--296 |

Publisher | Dordrecht: Springer |

Year | 2009 |

Edition | 0 |

Translation |
No |

Refereed |
No |