Nathan Pflueger

Tamarkin Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics
Brown University
Office: Kassar 219

Contact: my last name (at) math (dot) brown (dot) edu


I study algebraic curves using combinatorial methods, particularly through young tableaux and generalizations of them. I am particularly interested in Brill-Noether theory, which studies the variety of ways that a chosen curve is realized in projective space. My methods revolve around degeneration to singular curves, especially chains of elliptic curves. I also study analogous questions in the setting of tropical geometry, and the relation between these persepctives via non-Archimedean analytic geometry. Some of my papers are listed below.

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