# Questions tagged [toric-geometry]

For questions related to toric geometry. The objects of study in toric geometry are toric varieties. Toric varieties are called ‘toric’ because they are equipped with a ‘torus action’. By a torus we mean the linear algebraic group $C^∗ ×\dots× C^∗$, not the torus from topology. A toric variety contains a torus as an open subset and this defines the torus action.

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### Fiber product of toric varieties

Let $X$,$Y$ and $Z$ be three toric varieties defined by the fans $\Sigma_X\subset (N_X)_{\mathbb{R}}$, $\Sigma_Y\subset (N_Y)_{\mathbb{R}}$ and $\Sigma_Z\subset (N_Z)_{\mathbb{R}}$, respectively. It ...
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### How to prove this is a fibre bundle?

Let $M^{2n}$ be $2n$ dimensional toric manifold over a simple polytope $P^n$. Let $\pi : M^{2n} \longrightarrow P^n$ be the orbit map of the torus action. Let $F^k$ be a $k$ dimensional face of $P^n$. ...
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### Realizing a list of varieties as the toric variety of a fan

The locus of the following curves define affine varieties. $xy-z^m=0.$ $x^m+xy^2+z^2=0.$ $x^4+y^2+z^2=0.$ $x^2+y^3+z^2=0.$ $x^5+y^3+z^2=0.$ In Fulton's "Toric Varieties" book he constructs toric ...
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### On two-dimensional non-singular complete toric varieties

Let $v_0,v_1,\dots,v_d=v_0$ be a sequence of lattice points in $\mathbb Z^2$, in counterclockwise order (see figure below), such that successive pairs generate $\mathbb Z^2$ as a $\mathbb Z$-module. ...
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### Question regarding example of toric variety and generators of cone

Consider the canonical example taking n=2, and taking the cone $\sigma$ generated by the vectors $e_{2}$ and $2e_{1} - e_{2}$. The dual cone $\sigma^{v}$ is defined as the set of vectors in the dual ...
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### Is the cotangent bundle to $P^2$ a toric variety?

Is the cotangent bundle to the complex projective plane, $T^* P^2$, a toric variety? More generally, is there a criterion for when a vector bundle over a toric variety is a toric variety? For example,...
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### The idea behind Delzant construction of a toric manifold from a convex polytope

I am trying to understand how to visualize a symplectic toric manifold from its moment polytope, following chapter 29.4 in "Lectures on Symplectic Geometry" by Ana Cannas da Silva: https://people.math....
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### Is the quotient of a toric variety by a finite group still toric

Suppose $X$ is a toric variety with fan $\Sigma$, and the lattice of its torus is $N$. Suppose there is a representation of finite group $G$, \begin{equation} \phi:G \rightarrow \text{GL}(N \otimes_{\...
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### Determining wall crossings in toric geometry

In toric geometry, we can describe manifolds by specifying a fan, which is roughly a collection of cones (of various dimensions) in an $n$-dimensional lattice. Many topological properties can be ...
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### whats wrong with this counterexample to closed subgroups of a Torus are a torus

In Cox Little and Schenck, one result that is cited in chapter two is that if $D_n$ is the $n-dimensional$ torus, and $H < D_n$ is a closed subgroup then $H$ is itself a torus. Let the underlying ...
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### Delzant theorem for polyhedra

Delzant theorem says that there is a 1-1 correspondence between compact toric symplectic manifolds (modulo equivariant symplectomorphism) and the Delzant polytopes (modulo lattice isomorphism). The ...
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### Prove that $\{m \in S_{\sigma} \, | \, \gamma(m) \neq 0\}$ is a face of $\sigma^V \cap M$

I am trying to solve exercise 3.2.6 pag.124 of Cox, Little, Schenck book http://www.math.colostate.edu/~renzo/teaching/Toric14/CoxLittleShenck.pdf because it is required to prove orbit-cone ...
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### Conditions for evaluation morphisms $H^{0}(X, -K_X) \rightarrow k^n$ to be surjective.

Suppose I have a projective toric variety $X = X(N)$ (over a field $k$) associated to a polytope $N$, and I have $p_1,...,p_n \in D$ generically chosen points in the toric boundary $D$ of $X$. I am ...
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### Chow group of disjoint union

I have a disjoint union of open sets $U_1,..., U_k$ on a variety $X$. In Fultons "Introduction to toric varieties", he used $X=X_\Sigma$ a toric variety and $U_i=\mathcal{O}(\sigma_i)$ ...
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### What is wrong with this proof of $\operatorname{Cl}(X_\Sigma) \simeq \mathbb{Z}^{r-n}$?

This question is a bit urgent, as I have written this in my Master's thesis and I have to submit it next week! Proposition: Let $X_\Sigma$ be a toric variety without torus factors, meaning that the ...
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### Intersection multiplicity on toric varieties using simplicial cones

In the book "Introduction to toric varieties" by William Fulton (p. 100) there is a formula for the intersection product of two subvarieties. Let $\tau,\sigma$ be cones in the fan $\Delta$, ...
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### Which blowups are toric?

I am interested in blowups of normal toric varieties (i.e. toric varieties which come from a fan $\Sigma$). I know that blowups along torus-invariant closed subvarieties $V(\sigma), \sigma \in\Sigma$ ...
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### A semigroup $\mathbb{N}\mathcal{A}$ is saturated in $M$ if and only if $\mathbb{N}\mathcal{A}=\text{Cone}(\mathcal{A})\cap M$

I'll first recall some definitions here for convenience. Given a finite set $S$ in a real vector space $V$, $$\text{Cone}(S)=\{\sum\limits_{u\in S} \lambda_u u\mid \lambda_u\geq 0\}.$$ An affine ...
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### Two equivalent definitions of fibration structure on toric CY $3$-fold

I've been trying to reconcile two seemingly different definitions of what a toric space is, specifically a toric Calabi-Yau 3-fold. The first definition is from the paper Branes and Toric Geometry, by ...
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### Intersection numbers from matrix of divisors and relations

There is a specific procedure to "read-off" or "compute" intersection products of divisors and curves, and of divisors and exceptional divisiors, from the so called matrix of relations (I don't know ...
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### toroidal compactifications of moduli spaces of ppav

Are the modular toroidal compactifications of ppav's (second Voronoi) defined by Alexeev without self-intersections? i.e. are the irreducible component of the boundary divisor normal? If not, can one ...
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Suppose you have an equivariant closed immersion of toric varieties $Y \subset X$, and suppose further that they are both smooth (meaning that the torus of $X$ restricts to the torus on $Y$). Suppose ...